Cold Spring School is a TK-6 public school that serves approximately 182 students in a small classroom setting. The faculty consists of a Superintendent/Principal, 12 classroom teachers, a Music Specialist, an Art Specialist, a Technology & Garden Specialist, a STEAM Specialist, Reading Specialist, PE Specialist, and 12 instructional assistants. The faculty is supported by a Chief Business Official/General Counsel, a Business Office Coordinator, an Executive Assistant/HR Director, an Office Assistant, and a Maintenance/Operations Supervisor. In addition, Cold Spring has professional artists and musicians that provide instruction in visual arts, ceramic sculpture, and instrumental music, film, and drama.
Cold Spring was designated a California Distinguished School in 1986 and recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 1992 and a Gold Ribbon School in 2016, an Exemplary Arts in Education Award School in 2019, a Pivotal Practice Award in 2022, and a Distinguished School Award and Exemplary Arts Award in 2023. The students of Cold Spring have consistently performed in the top 5-10% of all elementary schools in the state of California. We believe the high achievement level of our students to be linked with several factors including a professional teaching staff, nurturing home environments, and excellent student motivation and effort.