Mission and Guiding Principles
Presidio Knolls School is a progressive Mandarin immersion school. Our mission is to educate and inspire our students to become creative, confident and engaged global citizens.
1. Progressive student-centered education
Our students engage in a collaborative, hands-on and joyful learning environment that fosters curiosity, reflection and resilience. Students will master challenging material, solve authentic problems and develop critical thinking, technological literacy and communication skills.
2. Academic excellence
High academic achievement and a lifelong passion for learning are essential foundations for preparing students to succeed in high school, college and beyond.
3. Exceptional teachers
Our extraordinary teaching staff nurture students’ individual progress and cultivate a thriving classroom dynamic; faculty participate in robust ongoing professional development to maintain the highest teaching standards.
4. Comprehensive Mandarin immersion
Our students develop into highly proficient bilingual communicators with an appreciation for Chinese culture.
5. Passionate and diverse school community
Our vibrant and engaged parent community fosters a uniquely rich and supportive environment for students, teachers and staff.
6. Continuous improvement
We will continue to design and deliver a relevant and world-class educational experience that incorporates new research-based improvements and best practices.