Double Peak K8 School

A Dynamic Learning Community Engaging the Hearts and Minds

Message from the Principal- Steve Baum

Mr. Baum 

As the countdown to August 2016 begins, the students, families, and new staff will all be part of a very exciting, thought-provoking, and engaging time. The endless possibilities a K-8 environment can provide and what education can and must look like in the future will be the driving force in designing and developing a true K-8 experience. I feel so privileged to have been chosen as the principal of San Marcos Unified’s first K-8 school. I view this opportunity as a once in a lifetime experience and look forward to being part of a collaborative effort in the development of our new school.

On a personal note, I have been in education for 24 years, all in San Marcos. I began my career at San Marcos High School as a Biology and Human Physiology teacher and a basketball and football coach. For the last 11 years I have served as a principal, both at Knob Hill Elementary and Twin Oaks Elementary. My wife is a teacher in Solana Beach and I have identical twin boys (11) and a daughter (9).

 I look forward to meeting the students and parents that will be part of this unique and exciting experience. Moving forward, I will be using this website as the main line of communication. Please check back on a regular basis.

Steven Baum