Commitment to Educational Excellence.

Education at Clairbourn School is founded on a belief in the importance of life-long learning and the essential worth and unlimited capacity of every student.  It strives for mastery of academic content with the development of intellectual habits and social skills necessary for success at any age.  Working from a framework of traditional methods, the school constantly updates its program with fresh, innovative and appropriate ideas, tools, technologies, and experiences. 

Educational Core Beliefs

  • That any student can experience success.

  • That the best education is one that assists the student in developing basic study habits, including active listening, critical thinking, disciplined effort, and collaboration skills.

  • That future success and opportunities are enhanced and enriched by developing essential physical, creative, communication, social, and ethical skills.

  • That the education of children is a partnership between the school and the family, requiring an instructional program that best supports individual student growth.

  • That our democratic form of government requires an alert, informed, and active citizenry, an appreciation of heritage, and a deep respect for law.

  • That the gift of access to quality education carries with it certain moral and spiritual obligations for its constructive use in a way that fosters noble ambition and service to others.

  • That the cultivation of one’s spiritual nature, drawn from the religious heritage of the school, provides personal stability and grit, builds a foundation for strength, courage, integrity, humility, and compassion in one’s endeavors, and leads to an establishment of sound character, and a respect for the convictions of others.

  • That the combination of belonging to a strong community, where one can develop an inner strength and positive sense of self-worth, results in a foundation of resilience, adaptability, and stability required for meeting life’s challenges.

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Fast Facts

Grades: JPK-8
Total Enrollment: 230
Affiliation: Non-denominational
Student Population: Coed
Founded: 1926


Clairbourn School
8400 Huntington Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91775