Details overview

School leader Raquel Kusunoki
District Milpitas Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Special Education
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: None
0
Languages
Music None
Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Dance
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

15
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Asian 38%
Hispanic 26%
Filipino 25%
White 5%
Black 4%
Two or more races 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 48%
Female 48%
N/A 52%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
2
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Clubs Homework help / Study buddy club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Russell Middle Schol

Awards

Academic award Distinguished School
Year received 2011

Teachers

15
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish
Tagalog
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014