Welcome to Merritt Trace Elementary

Measure H Community Meeting
SJUSD will host a districtwide community meeting on Tuesday, October 14, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Gunderson High, which is located at 622 Gaundabert Lane in San José. At this meeting, parents and community members will have the opportunity to reiterate to the school district the capital projects they believe the school district should pay attention to and provide any other comments regarding Measure H funds. You are invited to participate and provide your feedback.

The Measure H General Obligation bonds were approved by voters on November 6, 2012. ​Approximately $80 million in Measure H bonds will be issued in January 2015. These funds will help the school district make improvements in several areas—academic programs; school safety and security; classrooms and science labs; repair, construct, or equip school sites and classrooms; teacher retention by upgrading technology; and much more.


Junta Informativa de la Medida H
El Distrito SJUSD llevará a cabo una junta comunitaria el martes, 14 de octubre de 6:30 a 8:00p.m. en la Preparatoria Gunderson, ubicada en 622 Gaundabert Lane en San José.  Durante esta junta, los padres y los miembros de la comunidad tendrán la oportunidad de reiterar a los funcionarios del Distrito cuáles son los proyectos principales en los que ellos piensan que se debe enfocar el Distrito.  Asimismo, podrán contribuir cualquier otro comentario con respecto a los fondos de la Medida H.  Le invitamos cordialmente a participar y aportar sus ideas y sugerencias.

Los fondos obligatorios generales de la Medida H fueron aprobados por los votantes el 6 de noviembre de 2012. En enero de 2015 se emitirán aproximadamente $80 millones de dólares en bonos de la Medida H. Dichos fondos ayudarán a nuestro Distrito a hacer mejoras en una variedad de áreas: programas académicos; protección y seguridad escolar; laboratorios y salones de Ciencia; reparar, construir o equipar a las escuelas y los salones de clases; retener a los maestros al actualizar la tecnología; entre otros muchos proyectos.

Merritt Trace Elementary School

is the Kindergarten through Fifth Grade campus of San Jose Unified School District’s Academic, Visual and Performing Arts strand. Every student at Trace performs on stage or in a video at least once per school year. All students attend classes in Drama, Art, and Music; third through fifth graders are eligible to participate in additional classes in Instrumental Music (Strings and Band) and Choir.
 
In addition to its unique arts focus, Trace emphasizes a strong academic program. Highly-qualified teachers have high expectations for their students. An after-school Homework Center is available for students needing more support.

Our Mission and VisionNuestra Visión y Misión

Trace Logo

2014-15 VPA Performances

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Trace Updates

Welcome Letters

Welcome to a new school year at Trace!
¡Bienvenidos a un nuevo año a la escuela Trace!
PTO (English)
PTO (español)
VIA (English)
VIA (español)

Please remember our early out schedule for Tuesdays this year:

  • Kindergarten 1:20 pm Dismissal
  • First - Third Grade 1:15 pm Dismissal
  • Fourth and Fifth Grade 1:24 Dismissal


Fifth Grade Movie

Check out the Fifth Grade film projects!

Trace 2014 5th Grade Video
Trace 2013 5th Grade Video
Trace 2012 5th Grade Video

For information on how to acquire your own copies of the films, contact Mr. Boston at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


 

Trace History Book

Trace neighbors and alumni James R. Hubert and E. Leonard Johnson have written a book of Trace history. Please visit the official site for the book: Merritt Trace Elementary School - Through the Years!

Trace Through the Year

Quick Links

Principal’s Message - Mensaje de la Directora

2014-2015 Trace Bell Schedule
2014-15 SJUSD Instructional Calendar

School Accountability Report Card
Informes Escolares de Rendición de Cuentas (SARC)

Volunteer Driver Memo
Volunteer Driver Packet
Paquete Para Conductores Voluntarios

SJUSD Food Services

Technology Links

Uniform Policy (PDF)
Reglamento del uniforme de Trace (PDF)

Parent Participation at Trace (PDF)
Participación de los padres en Trace (PDF)

ATTENDANCE HOTLINE: (408) 535-6583

If your child is or will be absent, please call the Attendance Hotline and leave a message with the name of the student and the reason for the absence.


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