Grades: NS - 12 | 36 students
At Diablo Valley School real life is the curriculum. Students at DVS learn Life's most valuable skills: self confidence, concentration, problem-solving, decision-making, academics, personal responsibility and respect for others. By making choices and learning to live with the consequences, students experience the challenges, responsibilities and freedoms of real life while in a caring and supportive environment. Staff at Diablo Valley School are successful, strong, knowledgeable and caring individuals who are dedicated to educating students to be independent, creative and capable adults. DVS is a school where play is serious work and serious projects are fun. Each person is responsible for deciding how to use their time all day, every day. Students are free to concentrate on what they choose for as long as they desire. All types of activities are equally valued. Activities vary with the natural flow of the curiosity that inspires them. DVS is a community where individual creativity and self-expression are encouraged and appreciated.