San José Unified Schools

San José Unified is an innovative urban school district that prepares today’s students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow. We are reinventing the education system by bringing together teachers and staff with parents and students, inspiring each to discover their own greatness.

Serving over 30,000 students from transitional kindergarten through high school in 41 schools from Downtown San José to the Almaden Valley, San José Unified is Silicon Valley’s largest and most diverse school system.

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Enrollment is open for students entering SJUSD as new students in the 2024-2025 school year. Visit our Enrollment page to apply.

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Claudia Monsalvo-Montanez Recognized as a Santa Clara County Teacher of the Year

During her 30-year career, Walter L. Bachrodt Elementary teacher Claudia Monsalvo-Montanez has taught countless students in classrooms spanning three continents, a journey that has brought her to dazzling cities such as Bogotá, Barranquilla, Madrid and, of course, San José. But she still vividly remembers the very beginning of her education journey, which took place in her hometown in Colombia.

“My aunt…

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