Goals of an Ohlone Education


  • Self-Awareness—Our children will have positive self-images and know their strengths and challenges.
  • Independent Thinking—Our children will have a growth mindset, think for themselves, act responsibly and be resilient.
  • Time Management—Our students will manage their time wisely, focus on quality work and take responsibility for their own learning.

  • Democratic Values—Our children will realize the meaning of democratic values and give voice to their principles through their words and actions.

  • Tolerance and Compassion—Our children will show compassion for others and value different perspectives.

  • Citizenship and Community—Our children will understand their places in the global community and care about the environment.

  • Lifelong Learning—Our children will view learning as a lifelong process that will enrich their lives.

  • Physical Awareness—Our children will be aware of, and comfortable with, their own bodies.
  • Risk Taking/Creativity—Our children will be comfortable taking risks to express their creative selves.