Pacific Grove Unified School District
"4/1/20 UPDATE" PGUSD COVID-19 Actions - Facility closures extended to June 30th – The County & State Health Departments has declared that community social distancing will need to continue in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All sites will remain closed for use through June 30th and potentially longer if state mandates. Thank you for your understanding. We wish our entire community good health and safety during this difficult time.
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"Robert Down Elementary School, founded in 1891 and situated in the heart of Pacific Grove, California, is beautifully located beside

the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay. The K-5 program focuses on a common core standards-aligned curriculum. We are a

“MegaSkills” and a “Random Acts of Kindness” school with a strong spotlight on the development of each individual’s character as

well as the sense of community among all students.

The Mission of Robert Down Elementary School, in partnership with the community, will challenge every student by providing a

quality instructional program in a positive, safe and stimulating environment. Robert Down School will ensure opportunities for

students to acquire and apply the knowledge and skills that develop the insight and character necessary for a productive and

rewarding life.

Programs include Special Education, GATE, English Language Development, Art Docent, School Garden, School-based Counseling,

Speech Therapy, School Library, Physical Education, Computer Lab, Vocal and Instrumental Music, DARE, DEA Dance, Big Buddy,

After-School Enrichment, Study Hall/Homework Support, Academic Intervention, Read 180, Caught Being Good, Otter Good Citizen

Program, MegaSkills, Community of Caring, Just Run, Otter Ambassador Program."