Don Callejon Arts and Design School ignites the flames of creativity in every student, nurturing their innate talents and fostering a deeper understanding of the world through art and design. We merge technical knowledge and innovation to nurture scholars and empower them as visionary leaders in their field of choice.
Learn more about our arts and design focus on our Arts and Design webpage.
Located in the Rivermark area of Santa Clara, Don Callejon School serves students in the Santa Clara Unified School District (see detailed attendance boundaries for more information).
The $21 million, 74,500 square-foot school opened in 2006, providing students and faculty with a modernized, beautiful campus for learning and recreation.
In addition to modern classrooms, students enjoy access to a state-of-the-art media center and computer lab with both wireless and hardwired internet access. Our multi-purpose building with a stage, wall tables and basketball court serves as a place for assemblies, dining, plays, and sports activities.
Classrooms are located around a central courtyard which features an outdoor theater and grassy knolls. The courtyard also includes an outdoor lunch area. Outdoor play areas are divided into areas for kindergarten, elementary and middle school and are be located adjacent to a City park.
Who is Don Callejon?
The school is named in honor of Don Callejon, former superintendent, boardmember and dedicated employee of Santa Clara Unified School District for 43 years.