Winter Recess

All San José Unified schools and offices will be closed Monday, February 19, through Friday, February 23, for Winter Recess.

Todas las escuelas y oficinas de SJUSD estarán cerradas del lunes, 19 de febrero al viernes, 23 de febrero, debido a las vacaciones de invierno.

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Information and Opt Out Process

Dear Parent or Guardian,
Each spring, schools across the state 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 new California Science Tests (CAST).

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Evaluación de California del Desempeño y Progreso Estudiantil (CAASPP)

Información y Processo de Exclusión

Estimado padre, madre o tutor:
Cada primavera, las escuelas de todo California participan en el programa de Evaluación de California del Desempeño y Progreso Estudiantil, también conocido por sus siglas en inglés como CAASPP. Este año, sus hijos participarán en la Evaluación Acumulativa Smarter Balanced (SBAC) en Artes del Lenguaje Inglés y Matemáticas, en la Evaluación Alternativa de California (CAA), y dependiendo del nivel de grado que cursen, en la administración de la prueba piloto de los Exámenes de Ciencia de California (CAST).

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Welcome to Booksin Elementary School

Our Mission

Uniting as one community,
we elevate opportunities for all.

Our Vision

Preparing today’s students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow.

Booksin News

Box Tops

Our second Box Tops collection for this school year will be February 7-9! Remember that all Booksin classes will be competing with each other for Most Box Tops collected, so be sure to submit your (neatly) clipped Box tops to your child’s teacher no later than Friday, February 9th. All students in the class that collect the most Box Tops at the end of the school year will win a gift card to Willow Glen Sweet Shoppe! Thank you for your support!.

Substitute Teachers Needed

If interested in becoming a substitute teacher please email or inquire with Cindy in the office.

New Volunteer Process for 2017-2018

Climate Survey

We want to hear your opinion!
Parents, we want to hear form you! As part of San Jose Unified’s commitment to preparing 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 filing out a quick survey that should arrive at your home in the last week of January.
You can also take the survey online by visiting and entering the password parentsurvey2018.

We encourage you to respond honestly in order to help us elevate opportunities for your student(s) and our entire community.

If you have more than one student in San Jose Unified, you only need to take the survey once. Please complete the survey for your youngest student.

Please complete the online or paper version of the survey no later than Friday, February 9th. Your participation is anonymous and your individual answers will not be shared. Thank you in advance for sharing your thoughts.

Town Hall

The next districtwide Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018, from 6:30-8:00pm at Leland high. This is an opportunity for trustees, directors, and administrators to hear from our families, staff, students, and stakeholders about issues facing the district and our schools. you can learn more about the Town Hall and RSVP at:

Middle School Assignment Process

This is the time of year when parents of 5th grade students have an opportunity to request their student’s school assignment for the 2018-2019 school year.

Requests for middle school assignment can be made through our online parent portal or forms can be brought to the school office. All requests must be submitted by the end of the school day on February 9th in order to be processed on time.

You will be informed of your student’s school assignment beginning the week of March 19th. Soon afterward, your school principal will contact you with information regarding instructional programs for the upcoming year.

Quick Links

Booksin Beat

Blended Learning Links

School Site Council


School Accountability Report Card

Informes Escolares de Rendición de Cuentas (SARC)


Infinite Campus Portal


Secretary - Cindy Urenda

Attendance Hotline
408 535-6213
Absence Information

After Hours Hotline
To report any suspicious activity or concerns about Booksin
please call SJUSD District
After Hours Hotline

Reference Material

After School Activities