Get to know OAUSD

  • The Old Adobe Union School District is located in southern Sonoma County and serves children, parents, and the community on the east side of Petaluma, California.

    With “Excellence for Learning” as our mission, OAUSD creates an equitable learning environment where each student achieves their greatest potential to learn with curiosity, think creatively, communicate effectively, and act responsibly in a diverse and ever-changing world.

    The District's dedicated faculty and staff provide an excellent learning environment for close to 1,900 transitional kindergarten through sixth grade students that attend its five elementary schools and up to 24 preschool students in our kindergarten readiness program. Additionally, the district  provides a unique opportunity for intercultural learning through its Spanish/English Dual Immersion program, as well as fostering a passion for learning with its varied standards-based programs that include arts-infused teaching and a focus on critical and creative thinking.