The East Bay’s Little House on the Prairie

In 1889, families living in the San Ramon Valley decided they needed to build a larger school house. Ten out of 10 voters approved a bond measure to build the Tassajara School House at 1650 Finley Rd.

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The Tassajara School House.
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A white picket fence, rustic trees and picnic tables lead to the Tassajara School House.
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The Old School Road and Finley Road intersection in Danville is where you want to be to get to the Tassajara School House.
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A look up close at the Tassajara School House that was built in 1889.
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The single classroom, overwhelmingly simple Tassajara School House.
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A historic plaque placed by the San Ramon Valley Historical Society in 1999.
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Front view of the Tassajara School House.
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Front view of the Tassajara School House.
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Lunches exchanged by Portuguese and Danish immigrant students at the picnic tables of the Tassajara School House.
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The Tassajara School House grounds are maintained, yet remain organic.
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Public picnic grounds of the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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A horse carriage house lies to one side of the Tassajara School House.
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Faded hop scotch outlines at the Tassajara School House.
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The magnitude of a cow becomes much more apparent as they graze very close to the fence of the Tassajara School House.
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Entrance leading to the Tassajara School House.
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Old School Road in Danville is where you'll find the Tassajara School House.
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Tassajara School House picnic grounds.
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Stepping stones near the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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Behind the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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A horse carriage near the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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Llamas roam at a property directly next to the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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Horses roam at a property directly next to the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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Wildlife is limitless in the farms and hills surrounding the Tassajara School House in Danville.
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The Tassajara School House in Danville.
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