Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 02:50 PM
School leader Robert Moss
District Santa Clara Unified School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Millikin Basics+ is an alternative school open to students in SCUSD. The primary emphasis of the program is the mastery of basic academic skills and establishment of good study habits. The school places an emphasis on achieving proficiency in grade level academic skills. We stress the teaching of basic education fundamentals in a consistent manner using established teaching techniques in a structured environment. Grade level instruction is delivered by the teacher to the whole class.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

5
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Computer lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Special education programs Special education resource room

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Asian 77%
White 13%
Two or more races 4%
Hispanic 3%
Filipino 2%
Black 1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 48%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 6%
English Language Learners 31%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
Girls sports Intramurals
Volleyball
Boys sports Intramurals
Volleyball
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Communication between teachers and parents occurs regularly by notes, phone calls, or newsletters. Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled during the 1st trimester of each year. Other conferences may be held at teacher or parent request. Parents are asked to put such requests in writing to allow teachers to prepare.

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2012
Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received N/a

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Enrollment in Millikin Basics+ is open to all students Kindergarten through Grade 5 living within the boundaries of the Santa Clara Unified School District. Enrollment is through the SCUSD Open Enrollment process. Priority for enrollment is (1) retained/returning students, (2)siblings of currently enrolled Millikin students (3) students of district employees, (4) SCUSD students on Open Enrollment Lists. Open Enrollment program will be conducted from January to February.
Learn more Www.santaclarausd.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Application submission begins 01/04/2016
Application deadline 02/12/2016

Sources

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