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An independentschool serving Jr Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Our small school community fosters a sense of belonging and purpose that facilitates success for all students.

Small class sizes and individualized learning

Academic and social-emotional learning to educate and nurture the whole child

Hands-on projects and real-world experiences

Unique specialized classes, including Music, Art, STEAM, Spanish, Creativity and Garden Science

Dynamic curriculum with WASC Accreditation

Passionate teachers committed to the highest quality learning experience

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Wilkinson In The News

Wilkinson Students Return from Trip to Deep South

May 8, 2019

The Wilkinson School spring intensive studies trip lives up to its name. The 12-day trip to the Deep South covered sites in Charleston, S.C., Savannah and Atlanta, Ga., Montgomery and Selma, Ala., Jackson, Vicksburg and Natchez, Miss., and New Orleans, studying things like the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to a walk across the…

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Wilkinson Students Discover a Hero

March 6, 2019

The courtyard rings out with the sound of drums intertwined with the ominous beat of marching feet. Wilkinson School students were preparing for their moment in the spotlight. On March 29, these pupils will take their place at the Herbst Theatre alongside students from 11 other schools to share the story of Ruby Bridges. 

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School Notes Native Hopi Culture

January 16, 2019

As an armada of Wilkinson School kindergarteners and first-graders sat cross-legged on the carpet, their hands fidgeting with anticipation, Bennard Dallasvuyaoma flashed back to his own childhood. For the wide-eyed students, the Hopi elder’s experiences were a window into an entirely new world.  “I remember when I was in kindergarten,” he said on Friday. “And…

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Historic Figures Visit Wilkinson School

April 25, 2018

Bearing bonnets and tricorn hats, kindergartners through third-graders rushed to greet an extra special guest at Wilkinson School.

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Wilkinson Gets Wild in Camp

April 13, 2018

For more than 50 abandoned, abused or injured animals, living at Wildlife Associates means receiving a second chance at life as well as a lifelong mission. Some of these animals will be at Wilkinson School this summer to teach kids about empathy as well as the world around them.

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Garden Students Grow Business Skills

December 13, 2017

Last week, a busy proprietor rushed from her farm stand to the garden and returned with chard so fresh that it was still covered in dirt.

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Students Get Crafty for Holidays

November 29, 2017

They only had three days, but, busy as elves, kids cobbled together more than 15 types of crafts at the first Wilkinson School Holiday Gift Making Arts and Crafts Camp. 

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Wilkinson School Celebrates 40 Years

November 8, 2017

In 1977 a public school teacher wanted to try educational methods that couldn’t be done within the system. She wanted to cater to each child.

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Community Comes Together to Support Fire Victims

October 19, 2017

The proximity of the North Bay fires has spurred many locals into action. At Wilkinson School, a cluster of concerned parents put out a call for clothing and toiletries.

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Our priority deadline for new applicants for the 2022-23 school year is March 17, 2022.