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Welcome to the John Baldwin Elementary School website, home of the Cougars!
John Baldwin is in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and is located in the Brookside neighborhood of Danville. It was named after John F. Baldwin, a distinguished Northern Californian that served as a six time member of the House of Representatives. The school was established in 1968 and underwent a major reconstruction project in 2006. Baldwin Elementary serves approximately 430 students in Transitional Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. In the 2022-23 school year, John Baldwin will celebrate over 55 years of serving the community.
Our dedicated and enthusiastic staff are dedicated to developing lifelong and self-directed learners who excel academically and grow personally by providing academic excellence in a nurturing, respectful, student-centered environment built on a foundation of family, community, and staff collaboration.
We hope you enjoy the information provided in our website.


In 2017, Marissa Ware, teacher, Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year. 
In 2020,Dan Luu, custodian, Classified Employee of the Year in the California State Custodian Category. 
2016, John Baldwin was recognized as a Gold Ribbon School
2014, John Baldwin was selected as a California Distinguished School
No Place for Hate Designation- multi-year


  • Grade levels: TK to 5
  • Established: 1968
  • Enrollment: 430
  • Student to Teacher Ratio: 25 to 1 (TK-3); 29 to 1 (4-5)
  • Office hours – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m