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Donaldson Way is a community that learns, cares and supports each other.  

We cultivate well-adjusted, confident and well-rounded 21st century learners while embracing, accepting, and understanding diversity of all kinds.


We seek to create an exceptional teaching and learning environment.

Donaldson Way strives to provide a rigorous and engaging elementary school experience, that features project based learning, the use of technology and a positive and empowering school culture.  

It is our goal for our students to thrive academically and to become life long learners who are college and career ready.



Donaldson Way Elementary



First Bell

     8:10*    Get Ready and line up                              

     8:15*    All Grades (TK-5th)


Recess Break        

     9:40-10:00*      TK & Rm. 19                

     10:00-10:20*    K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd       

     10:15-10:35*    4th & 5th



     11:45-12:15*    Rm. 19 & TK

     12:00-12:30*    Kindergarten and 1st Grade

     12:15-12:45*     2nd and 3rd Grade

     12:30 - 1:00*     4th and 5th Grades


Dismissal  (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

     1:15     Kindergarten & TK

     2:30*    1st- 5th Grades  


Early Release Dismissal on Wednesdays & Aug. 15-17, 2018

     1:15*   All Grades K- 5th  (Lunch will be served before release)


Minimum Day Dismissal 

     11:45     All Grades (K-5th)


* - Bells Ring


Please pack a healthy snack! 


430 Donaldson Way 

American Canyon, CA 94503