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1001 Buhman Avenue
Napa, CA 94558

(707) 253-3761 (phone)
(707) 259-8421 (fax)


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8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Monday - Friday

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Browns valley elementary
Principal's Letter

Dear Browns Valley Community:

Welcome back to another magical year at Browns Valley Elementary School.  Our school staff has been working over the summer to prepare the school for the 2015-16 school year.  We want students and parents to feel welcome and excited to start the year.  Browns Valley strives to do "What is Best for Kids!".  We are proud of our safe, nurturing, and effective learning environment where students learn and are happy.  BEST practices, students doing their Beary Best, and Tease Free Zone support our efforts of scoring high on our district's BEST rubric.  

We have added another 140 Chromebooks to provide students more access to technology during core instruction, enrichment, and intervention.  Napa Valley Unified School District has adopted a new math program, Bridges, that is aligned to the Common Core Standards.  The Bridges math program will promote critical thinking, foundational skills, writing in math, and explaining your thinking/solutions to solving equations.  This program will prepare your child for the demands and rigor of 21st Century learning.     

Math, technology and GLAD will be some of our school instructional areas of focus.  We will devote our early release Wednesday staff collaboration time and resources in these areas to ensure your child receives a world-class education.

This is my eighth year at Browns Valley Elementary School.  I consider it an honor and a privilege to be the principal of such a high functioning school and member of a wonderful school community.  Thank you for support and collaboration as we work together on "What is Best for Kids!"  


Frank Silva, Principal

Browns Valley Elementary School