{variable_logo_gray}

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…

Read More
Top

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

Top

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,…

Read More
Top

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

November 26, 2019
Tags | News | Community
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…

Read More
Top

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…

Read More
Top

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…

Read More
Top

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…

Read More
Top

Now Open! Introducing: MySchoolBucks®Donation Portal!

Now Open! Introducing: MySchoolBucks®Donation Portal!

This online payment service provides an easy way to make school related donations using your credit/debit card or electronic check. Can be used for science camp donations, fieldtrip donations and so much more! Choose from Parent/Student Portal or Community Portal.

Parent/Student Portal:
  • Convenience - Available 24/7 on the web.
  • Efficiency - Make purchases for all your students, even if they attend different schools…
Read More
Top

Pioneer High School Takes Proactive Stance to Support Students’ Mental Well-Being : Opens Wellness Center on Campus

September 27, 2019
Pioneer High School Takes Proactive Stance to Support Students’ Mental Well-Being : Opens Wellness Center on Campus

The number of teens, ages 13 to 17, experiencing some form of anxiety disorder has been steadily rising with seven in ten teens today saying they see anxiety and depression as major problems among their peers, according to a 2018 Pew Research Survey.  Observing the rising needs in their own student population, students and staff at San José Unified School District’s…

Read More
Top

Special Education Teachers in Short Supply

August 5, 2019
Special Education Teachers in Short Supply

San José Unified’s RISE program helping to fill need but openings persist

San Jose, CA,  August 5, 2019 – The number of students between ages 3 and 21 receiving special education services is rising, according to a report released by the Department of Education.  In the report, “Condition of Education 2018,” data showed the number of public school students receiving special education services under…

Read More
Top

Page 1 of 6 pages  1 2 3 > Last ›