San José Unified is a consistent leader in high school graduation rates and the class of 2018 is no exception. We were excited to continue our annual tradition of graduating over 2,000 seniors at the Municipal Rose Garden, America’s Best Rose Garden. To see more graduation photos click here.Read More Top
The San José Unified School District Board of Education (Board), pursuant to its bylaws, will make a provisional appointment to fill a vacancy from Board Trustee Area 4, which became vacant on February 12, 2018, with the resignation of Paymon Zarghami. The provisional appointee will serve until the term of office expires in December 2018. The Board invites any eligible person…Read More Top
Dear San José Unified Community, Knowing what to do in an emergency saves lives, and the tragedy in Florida emphasizes the importance of preparation. At San José Unified, we work closely with law enforcement to provide the best possible information and training to our students and staff. You can support that work by reminding your students to pay attention during emergency…Read More Top
We invite you to join us at our second community town hall of the 2017-2018 school year, as we explore the issue of class start times, introduce our latest climate survey, and hear about issues and initiatives that are important to you.
The event will start with brief presentations from district staff, followed by a mock debate on the start time…Read More Top
We want to thank everyone who participated in our first district-wide Town Hall Meeting of the 2017-18 school year on Monday, Sept. 25th, at Willow Glen High. More than 150 parents, staff, students, elected officials, and community members joined us to provide feedback, voice concerns, and ask important questions about the district, our schools, and our focus in the months…Read More Top
As we enter another exciting school year, we want to share some important updates on what’s new at San José Unified and our focus for the year ahead. We also want to hear your ideas for how we can work together to keep this the most innovative school district in the nation.
We invite you to join us for a district-wide Town…Read More Top
San José Unified is now accepting applications to serve on volunteer independent oversight committees for the Measure Y parcel tax passed in November 2016 and the Measure H bond measure passed in 2012. Members of both committees are asked to serve two-year terms ending June 30, 2019.
Qualified applicants must live or work in San José Unified, have a child currently enrolled…Read More Top
San José Unified is excited to be participating in a pilot program to ensure that additional Santa Clara County families have access to affordable preschool. Through legislation passed last fall, the Individualized County Childcare Subsidy Plan allows counties to determine their own eligibility criteria instead of relying on state criteria. In Santa Clara County, this means a family of four with…Read More Top
On a stormy Tuesday afternoon, elementary students from San José Unified fired up the kitchen at Gunderson High School for the annual Future Chefs live cooking competition, and the results were nothing short of delicious.
Future Chefs is a national initiative from our nutrition partners at Sodexo. Now in its eighth year, it’s designed to inspire kids to make healthy eating choices and…Read More Top
The tragedy in Parkland, Florida, and other shootings on school campuses across the nation have driven increased interest in student-led civic engagement actions, including walkouts, rallies, and marches. San José Unified unequivocally supports our students’ Constitutional rights to peaceful assembly and free expression.
As you may have heard through social media and other sources, the Women’s March’s Youth Empower group is planning a national school…Read More Top