2018/2019 Annual Report Now Available
San José Unified School District (SJUSD) is now accepting applications to serve on the volunteer independent oversight committee for the Measure H Bond Measure passed in 2012. Members of the Measure H Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) are asked to serve two-year terms beginning July 1, 2019. Applicants must meet at least one of the following qualifications: live…Read More Top
Summer can be a difficult time for families struggling to make ends meet because their children no longer have access to the free and reduced-price meals they receive at school. That’s why San José Unified partners each year with Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Benito Counties to provide a federally-funded summer meals program at our schools.Read More Top
San Jose (May 21, 2019) – San José Unified’s Hoover Middle School has been named the winner of this year’s NFL Play 60 Challenge. Sponsored by the American Heart Association and the National Football League, the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge inspires kids to get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day.
Schools from across the Bay Area competed during the month…Read More Top
San José Unified recognized the outstanding achievements of its employees during the 2018-19 school year at the district’s annual Employee Service Awards at Gunderson High School held on May 14, 2019 from 5-7 p.m.. This event recognizes the contributions of teachers as well as classified and other employees. The following individuals were named San José Unified Employees of the Year for…Read More Top
In an effort to provide equitable internet access to all higher division students, the San José Unified School District (SJUSD) has partnered with the 1Million Project for the third year in a row. Students in grades 9-12 who do not have reliable internet access in their homes will have the opportunity to obtain free Wi-Fi through the 1Million Project program. …Read More Top
What’s the best way to encourage kids to eat healthy snacks? Have them make it themselves! That’s the idea behind Sodexo’s Annual Future Chefs Challenge. Now in its 9th year, the Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge encourages 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students nationwide to take an active part in making healthy food choices while being creative in the kitchen. This year, 75 San José…Read More Top
We want to thank everyone who participated in our districtwide Town Hall Meeting on Monday, February 4th, at Gunderson High School. Many parents, staff, students, and community members were in attendance to comment on and ask questions regarding San José Unified School District.
If you had questions or comments we couldn’t answer that night, we’ve tried to do so here.
If you’d like to…Read More Top
On Friday, March 1, 2019, Twenty two judicial officers from the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara volunteered their time to celebrate National Read Across America Day with the staff and students at SJUSD’s Grant Elementary School. Judges read stories that were either written by Dr. Seuss, celebrated Black History Month, or gave a child’s perspective into the court…Read More Top
Silicon Valley Reads collaborates with school districts and community organizations to promote reading and literacy in the Silicon Valley. Each year, a new topic for discussion is introduced and book titles selected for the community to read and discuss together. Books are identified for young readers that encourage families and communities to read together to promote reading and appreciation of…Read More Top
Each spring, schools across California participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress program, also known as CAASPP.
This year, your student will participate in the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English language arts and mathematics (SBAC), the California Alternate Assessments (CAA), and, depending on their grade level, the California Science Tests (CAST).
These assessments help school…Read More Top