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About Gravenstein Schools

Top Test Scores!


K Open House 2020

The Gravenstein Union School District has highest API test scores in Sebastopol/ West Sonoma County!

Our district is home to two small, award-winning public schools in the rolling hills near Sebastopol, California. We provide strong academic programs and outstanding creative arts and music instruction in a safe, rural setting. The links for the California School Dashboard are below.

Gravenstein Elementary - 2018

Hillcrest Middle - 2018

ENRICH! Magnet Program

Looking for a Great Middle School?

Hillcrest Middle School has the highest test scores in Sonoma County and rates 10 out of 10 in California's rankings.

Hillcrest has earned four California Distinguished Schools awards since 2000, the most of any Sonoma County school.

In 2013, Hillcrest was the only Sonoma County school to earn a California Exemplary Arts Award. In addition, Hillcrest was nominated for a National Blue Ribbon School award.

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Alliance Redwoods Field Trip 2019-20

Hillcrest Student Yearbook Committee 2019-20

Got Music? We Do!

The Gravenstein school district boasts one of the finest elementary music and performing arts programs in Sonoma County. Read more here.

Hillcrest Band 12-12-19 (MP4)