Since breaking ground in 2003, Salt Creek has been dedicated to developing confident, college and career ready learners who are respectful, responsible, and safe in our school community.  This year, we are elated to celebrate 20 years of providing a rigorous educational experience to ALL our students.  The Mountain Lion way is one that values high standards by providing rich learning experiences for all students.  We believe in educating the whole child and in creating critical thinkers who are leaders in our community.  At Salt Creek Elementary we provide equitable access to rigorous instruction in an inclusive environment that emphasizes the social-emotional well-being of our students.

Vision and Values

Our mission at Salt Creek is to create confident, college and career ready leaders who apply learned skills to real-life situations.  They are innovative and critical thinkers, effective communicators, and collaborative learners. Students are self-evaluators who have the skills to adapt to the diverse world around them.  They are respectful, responsible, and safe citizens in the community.  Salt Creek Elementary School- Home of the Mountain Lions- is dedicated to educating the whole child.

Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!  We are honored to be the Administration Team serving Salt Creek Elementary School.  As we begin an exciting new school year, we feel privileged to be partners in your child's education and look forward to collaborating alongside you to continue the trajectory of success for our Salt Creek school community.  Our goal is to provide a rigorous and strong educational experience for our students and to strengthen our home and school partnerships while building meaningful relationships with staff, students, and families.  At Salt Creek, we foster an inclusive, equitable, student-centered environment where continuous learning occurs for all students.

As Mountain Lions, we lead the way, and we are looking forward to our continued collaboration and a successful school year!


Gloria Velarde, Principal
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Lilia Rodriguez, Acting Associate Principal
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