Peres Elementary: The Turnaround Story

Mr. Eldridge- Principal

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Established in 2005, Peres Elementary School is a community organization that holds civic duty and citizenship in high regard. We believe every resident and visitor plays a vital role in the health, diversity, and well-being of our community and city. Our goal and mission, since inception, is to bring neighbors together to solve problems and build a brighter future. 


Mrs. Christy Chen- Vice Principal

Born in the Philippines, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Master's in Special Education, Mrs. Chen came to the US as a Special Ed Teacher for the West Contra Costa Unified School District in 2002. She was a school leader, and mentor who attended Principal Leadership Institute at UC Berkeley, Master's in Educational Administration.

Mission Statement

At Peres Elementary we believe that all students can and will succeed in a rigorous educational environment. We value and instill the principles of efficacy, emphasizing a "work hard, get smart" mindset for students and staff. The use of data driven instruction ensures that we remain focused on our goal of proficiency and college readiness for all students. Our structured school environment aims to not only building academic proficiency, but also develop strong character.

Peres Elementary School