• About Us

  • McNear Elementary School serves students in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten through 6th Grade, and is one of seven elementary schools in the Petaluma School district.


    McNear Elementary is a collaborative community that inspires students to reach high academic standards and become mindful, active contributors locally and globally in our ever-changing world.

    To Achieve this mission, McNear Elementary School works to develop an inclusive and safe learning environment where authentic experiences take place. All members of this community are supported, valued, and respected as individuals. We engage in a well-balanced approach, cultivating creative and critical thinkers in the arts, math and sciences. McNear is a place where students, teachers and families mindfully communicate, collaborate, take risks and express joy.

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