Martin Luther King Day Closure

All SJUSD schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Todas las escuelas y oficinas de SJUSD estarán cerradas el lunes, 16 de enero de 2017, para celebrar el Día de Martin Luther King, Jr.


2nd Grade

5th Grade


3rd Grade


4th Grade

1st Grade

Office Staff/LMA

Principal and Assistant Principal

Special Education


Welcome to Booksin Elementary School

Breaking News

We want to hear from you! Please click here to learn more about our parent survey.

Solar Panel Project

Click here for Solar Project Flyer

Bibbity, Bobbity, Boo…we want photos of you!

Please share your Halloween and Walkathon moments!

And pix from last year’s Family Fun Night & San Jose Giants night would be welcome, too!

There are many ways to share your photos with your yearbook team…please click on this link for some tips on how to share: the project no. 726270, no password required!

Click here to access the BESCA yearbook page.

Report Card Presentation

Fall report cards and conferencing are next week. This power point is to help familiarize yourself with information around standards-based grading, SJUSD’s homework policy and at risk letters. It is encouraged you watch this before meeting with your child’s teacher.

COACHES NEEDED! Girls on the Run is a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 5th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Girls on the Run at Booksin needs volunteer coaches in order to offer the program next spring. •It is a 10-week program from 3/7/17 – 5/20/17 •Tuesday and Thursday afternoons after school 2:30 - 4:00 PM •We meet on the back field at Booksin by the baseball diamond •Training for new coaches is provided by Girls on the Run Silicon Valley •You will be working with 2-4 experienced coaches •Contact Carol Swink at 408-499-9612 or for more information

Bell Schedule

Vision and Mission


Our students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.


Our mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education. The Booksin community :

will work in partnership to create an environment where children are challenged intellectually and supported socially in ways appropriate to their strengths, needs, and experiences

will provide explicit standards based instruction using 21st century skills (communication, collaboration, critical thinking/ problem solving, creative thinking, and global citizenship)

will align resources to support programs in the school plan that motivate and encourage lifelong learning.

Quick Links

Booksin Beat

Student Resources

School Site Council


School Accountability Report Card

Infinite Campus Portal


Secretary - Cindy Urenda

Attendance Hotline
408 535-6213 Absence Information

Reference Material

Booksin Afterschool Programs