"Good schools, like good societies

and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity."

Deborah Meier

Welcome our new Vice Principal!


Welcome from our new Vice Principal! Mrs. Shields

I am thrilled to be joining the Shark Family as your new vice principal. I look forward to meeting my new extended “work family” along ...more

Silva Sharks


The YMCA child care program is located on the south side of the school in Room C-8 near the bus loop. The program does have openings for various times before, during, and after school, and parents are encouraged to call them directly if they have questions about their services. Their number is (209) 472-9622.



Our school opens at 7:45 a.m. to serve free breakfast in the cafeteria. The playground opens at 8:00 a.m. We ask that all students who are not eating breakfast not arrive at school until 8:00 ...more

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back! From Mr. Koh

On behalf of the teachers and staff of Manlio Silva Elementary School, I would like to welcome you back to school and I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. I am ...more

Band and Strings Are Back!

We are excited to tell you that we are once again offering band and strings programs at Silva this year! Mrs. Evans will teach 5th and 6th grade band classes during the school day at ...more