Basic school information
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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
|Instructional / curriculum models used||
Gifted / High performing
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
|Performing & written arts||
Drawing / Sketching
|World languages taught||
|Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered||
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
|Extra learning resources||
|Special education programs||
Special education resource room
Early childhood program
|Early childhood program offered||
|Two or more races||4%|
|Extended care / Extended programs||
|Before school start time||
|After school end time||
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.
National Blue Ribbon School
California Distinguished School
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
|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.
|Ways to enroll/attend this school||
Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
|Application submission begins||