Welcome to the Sumner Danbury website and thank you for your interest in our learning community. Sumner Danbury was awarded the California Distinguished School in 2012. We are an AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) Certified Elementary school and a PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Silver Level school. We are located in southern California about thirty miles east of Los Angeles and nestled in the San Gabriel Valley in the education rich city of Claremont. Sumner Danbury School is within walking distance of the Claremont Colleges. We are home to over 500 culturally diverse students in grades preK through sixth. Approximately 60 students with orthopedic and/or other health impairments attend Sumner Danbury each year. Our students thrive in this diverse environment because we have established clear expectations for academics and behavior that emphasize the value of learning and the importance of treating others with respect and dignity. Sumner Danbury Elementary is certainly an exciting and vibrant place for our students to learn, work, and play together.

Our School Mission Statement

Sumner Danbury Elementary School will provide challenging academic experiences that will encourage each child to reach his/her full academic and social potential.  Learning will occur in a safe and caring environment that fosters excitement, enthusiasm, and discovery. Students will be encouraged to appreciate their own worth and importance, as well as that of others.  Sumner Danbury Elementary School will provide an atmosphere that will enable each child to develop a respect for the differences of others and nurture a sense of responsibility to the community and the environment.

The CUSD Commitment