At Salk, we have respect for ourselves and one another. We treat each other with kindness and compassion. We are mindful of everyone’s values and opinions.
At Salk, we act responsibly. We are accountable for what we say and what we do. We are in control of our behaviors and actions.
At Salk, we work together as a team. We encourage one another and include others as well. We value each other's strengths to make us stronger.
At Salk, we keep ourselves and each other safe. We help one another to become successful. Everyone follows the rules to protect ourselves and each other.
At Salk, we work hard to soar to success. We come to school everyday to achieve our goals. We persevere to show others that we never give up.
Welcome to the Dr. Jonas E. Salk School! Named for a hero who was deemed "The Man Who Saved the Children," Dr. Jonas E. Salk is a place where everyone works collaboratively to provide a safe, happy, and invigorating learning environment. We are dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of individuals of good character. Salk's dynamic school community is committed to working as a team to ensure that our students are actively engaged in a rigorous, standards-based, cohesive core curriculum that is meaningful and pertinent to their lives. We hold high expectations for our students and are unified in the belief that all students can achieve high standards. The district-adopted Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports (PBIS) program provides a foundation for a positive and respectful learning atmosphere. Students are recognized daily, both in classrooms and school-wide, for exhibiting the qualities of our Hawks Rules! (Have respect, Act responsibly,Work together, Keep safe and Soar to success!). At Dr. Jonas E. Salk School, students are empowered to become skillful, inquisitive, lifelong learners who will act responsibly and exert a positive influence on one another, their community, and the world.