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Mission & Vision

Mission/Vision Statement 

Hearst Elementary School is dedicated to the development of the whole child, providing a solid foundation that stimulates thought, wonder, and a life-long passion for learning. Students, staff, parents, and the Pleasanton community share the responsibility of creating a positive environment that empowers all students to reach their fullest potential in all core areas as well as character development.


Core Purpose

The Hearst community provides a positive and safe academic environment that strives to create independent, well-rounded, life-long learners.


Core Values

Establishing a sense of Community where students, teachers, and parents feel connected to and supported by one another.

Promoting the Community of Character Traits: Responsibility, Compassion, Self-Discipline, Honesty, Respect, and Integrity.

Encouraging individual initiative: personal best, creativity, dreams, and imagination.

Respecting individual differences: cultures, interests, and abilities.

Instilling the joy and value of learning that lasts a lifetime.