Named after a beloved city librarian, Decima M. Allen Elementary is a K-5 school in the San Bruno Park School…More District.
In the 2010–11 school year, Allen was awarded a three-year After School Enrichment and Safety grant, which gave the school an enrichment program that added sports, science, technology and nutrition to the regular school day.
The innovative alternative musical education program, Toones Academic Music (TAM) continues at Allen. An alternative musical education program, TAM is designed to enhance and improve mathematics achievement in addition to instilling a love of music. The winter and spring concerts showcase the students’ talents.
Allen School Audiobooks Program (ASAP) also provides all third graders with an iPod and audiobooks at their individual reading levels. ASAP has been a popular motivational tool that helps students increase their reading fluency and comprehension.