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The San José Unified School District Provides Vital Support During School Closures

The San José Unified School District Provides Vital Support During School Closures

Over 6 million public school students across California have had their schools closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the over 29,000 students attending the San José Unified School District.  While school buildings are closed, San José Unified is implementing a comprehensive plan to provide vital support to its students, families, teachers, staff, and community throughout Santa Clara…

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Update on San José Unified response to COVID-19

Update on San José Unified response to COVID-19 San José Unified Resources and Information During School Closures Read More
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We want to hear your opinion!

We want to hear your opinion!

Parents, we want to hear from you! As part of San José Unified’s commitment to prepare today’s students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow, we’d like to hear your thoughts about our schools and your child’s education experience. You can provide your input by filling out a quick survey that should arrive at your home the last week of…

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California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

January 17, 2020
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

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…

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Family University Winter Session set for Sat. Feb. 8, 2020

January 15, 2020
Family University Winter Session set for Sat. Feb. 8, 2020

San José Unified’s Family University will host its second 2019/20 event on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at Hoover Middle School, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  “School Transitions” the main theme for the Winter session, will discuss making school transitions from: Preschool to Kinder, Elementary to Middle School, Middle School to High School, and Special… Read More

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All Middle Schools Overview Night

January 9, 2020
All Middle Schools Overview Night

Exciting times are ahead! Join us at the All Middle Schools Overview Night to hear about key dates and deadlines, what to look forward to in 6th grade, and a short presentation from each of San José Unified’s seven excellent middle school programs: Bret Harte, Castillero, Herbert Hoover, John Muir, Muwekma Ohlone, River Glen, and Willow Glen.

Event takes place on Wednesday,…

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San José High School: New Hallway Murals Inspired by School’s International Baccalaureate Program

November 26, 2019
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San José High School: New Hallway Murals Inspired by School’s International Baccalaureate Program

San José High School (SJHS), California’s second oldest public high school, has added new murals to their campus. The vibrant works of art showcase the school’s educational atmosphere; highlighting the aims and values taught at the school through its rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The five new murals were chosen and created by members of the SJHS Art Club and feature a…

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Family University Fall Session set for Sat. Nov. 23

November 8, 2019
Family University Fall Session set for Sat. Nov. 23

San José Unified’s Family University will host its first 2019/20 event on Saturday, November 23 at Hoover Middle School, 1635 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  “Leading Together,” the main theme for the Fall session, will discuss topics such as: School Site Council (SSC), School English Learners Advisory Committee (SELAC), Special Education programs, How to Address…

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San José Unified Nights Showcase Community Partnerships

November 6, 2019
San José Unified Nights Showcase Community Partnerships

Maintaining a strong connection with community, students, families and staff is part of the San José Unified (SJUSD) way. This strong bond was exemplified on Saturday, November 2, during SJUSD’s first 2019/20 San José Unified Nights event. Hosted by San José State University (SJSU), San José Unified students, staff and community members were invited to attend a San Jose State football…

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San José Unified Continues to Outperform Many Comparable School Districts on Statewide Assessments

October 9, 2019
San José Unified Continues to Outperform Many Comparable School Districts on Statewide Assessments

Outperforming many comparable school districts on statewide results of Smarter Balanced (SBAC) assessment exams, the San José Unified School District experienced similar performance to 2018 on the SBAC, according to a recently released California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) report by the California Department of Education (CDE). In addition, San José Unified outperformed the state as well as all…

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