In 1974, Disney students were housed at Neil Armstrong School while awaiting completion of this facility. The district had asked the students who would attend the new school to select a name. The criteria for the name selection was that this be an American hero. The students voted to name the new school after Walt Disney, the man who had brought so many wonderful children's films into Disney School serves the southeast portion of the City of San Ramon. The school serves grade levels K-5. The principal is Joe Nguyen.