San Diego Unified School Options Guide 2020-2021 - Quality Schools in Every Neighborhood for a #BetterSD

 
San Diego Unified School Options Guide 2020-2021 - Quality Schools in Every Neighborhood for a #BetterSD
San Diego Unified School
           Options Guide 2020-2021

Quality Schools in Every Neighborhood for a #BetterSD
San Diego Unified School Options Guide 2020-2021 - Quality Schools in Every Neighborhood for a #BetterSD
QUICK FIND                                          Quality Schools in Every Neighborhood
                                                                                                                                                                           GUIDE

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                                                                                                                                                                                         e are so grateful for the thousands of San Diego students and parents who have shared their hopes for the future
                                                                                                                                                                                         with us. This guide has been shaped by those dreams. For ease of use, it is separated by grade level to help each
                     Welcome to the San Diego Unified School District and our 2020-21 enrollment guide. We’re honored to serve                                                           student choose where to begin their journey through our school community. This year, you will find special badges
                     the best students in the State of California, and we can’t wait to help you and your family achieve your dreams                                                     to highlight topics parents have told us matter most to them.
                     for the future.

                                                  Across San Diego Unified, you will find outstanding neighborhood schools at every level. Our
                                                  high schools have the highest graduation rate in the state.* San Diego Unified elementary and
                                                  middle schools have demonstrated superior academic progress in recent years when compared                            TABLE OF CONTENTS
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                                                  to other American cities. (Source: “San Diego students stand out nationwide with test score
                                                  improvements,” by Lauryn Schroeder for the Union Tribune, April 10, 2018.)

                                                  Beyond strong academics, the foundations of a San Diego Unified education include:
                                                  access to the arts and music in every school; advanced technology, offering every student
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                                                  his/her own computer; scholarship level athletics in high school and a focus on health and                                                                                                              ADVANCED             ATHLETICS,              ARTS AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ACADEMIC                                                                           BEFORE &
                                                  wellness at every grade; and, an education in leadership and civic responsibility. These are                                                                                    EXCELLENCE             TECHNOLOGY            HEALTH AND               MUSIC       AFTER SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WELLNESS                             PROGRAMS
                                                  the commitments we make to all students and to every family.
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                                                  We encourage parents to be our partners in the education of their children and 95 percent
                                                  of our schools have a PTA, a parent-led foundation, or a parent center for families to meet                                ELEMENTARY
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                                                  regularly. Please consider this guide an invitation to visit your neighborhood school. We
                                                  would be happy to schedule a tour for you via email at tours@sandi.net.

                     On behalf of our entire team of world-class teachers, talented administrators and dedicated support staff, thank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CAREER                  CIVICS               COLLEGE               FOREIGN        MILITARY
                     you for taking the time to learn more about your San Diego Unified school options. Together, we are working                                             MIDDLE                                                READINESS              EDUCATION           PREPAREDNESS            LANGUAGES        FAMILY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SUPPORT
                     to make sure every student graduates with the skills, knowledge and passion necessary to meet their goals in                                            SCHOOL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 16
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                     the communities we serve. Together, we are building a better world for everyone, and I encourage you to follow
                     along with our work at #BetterSD.
                                                                                    Thank you!
                                                                                                                                                                             HIGH
                                                                                                                                                                             SCHOOL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20
                                                                                    Cynthia “Cindy” Marten                                                                                                                      PROJECT-BASED                SAFE          SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY,
                                                                                    Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District                                                                                             LEARNING                 SCHOOLS          ENGINEERING, ARTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AND MATH (STEAM)

* Refers to all big-city school districts as analyzed by the California Department of Education for the academic year 2018-19, the last year available at this time.

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HOW TO ENROLL:
                                                                                                                                  All pupils who are residents of San Diego Unified School        Transportation is not provided to students enrolled from         the student has moved to another district, an interdistrict     Transfer Request form, and have the agreement of the
                                                                                                                                  District (SDUSD), are guaranteed enrollment in their            out of district. Pupils enrolled with IAPs must maintain         attendance permit must be completed.                            resident school principal. The transfer request only allows
                                                                                                                                  neighborhood school. School Choice applications are only        good grades, conduct, and attendance or their IAP can be                                                                         the student to return to the resident school. Students who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SHARED BOUNDARIES
                                                                                                                                  necessary if you want your child to attend a school other       revoked.                                                                                                                         transfer from the non-resident school and then wish to
                                                                                                                                  than your neighborhood school, or if you reside outside of                                                                       Farb and DePortola middle schools share an attendance           return must resubmit a School Choice application, and are
                                                                                                                                                                                                  LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
                                                                                                                                  SDUSD boundaries.                                                                                                                area as well as Innovation and CPMA middle schools. All         subject to all enrollment eligibility and other criteria.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  New students at Barnard, John Muir Language Academy, Lan-        schools serve Grades 6-8. Please contact the schools or
                                                                                                                                  The contents herein were developed under a grant from                                                                                                                                            TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                  guage Academy, and Longfellow must meet foreign language         the Neighborhood Schools and Enrollment Options office for
                                                                                                                                  the Department of Education. However, those contents do
          On behalf of the Board of Education, thank you for taking the time to learn more about the educational                  not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  competency requirements if applying after first grade.           more information. Dana (grades 5 and 6) and Correia (grades     School bus transportation is limited and may be available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   7 and 8) middle schools also share an attendance area.          to select magnet and VEEP receiving sites. Minimum
          opportunities we offer to each and every student. We have worked hard to build a school system with                     Education, and you should not assume endorsement by             MAGNET SCHOOLS PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ridership and distance out required. Some neighborhoods
                                                                                                                                  the federal government. Copies of this catalog are avail-                                                                        SPECIAL EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Magnet schools offer students the opportunity to learn in
          excellence and equity at the core. Because of this shared commitment, I can say with confidence that                    able in Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. Contact       an environment geared toward their passion and skills.           Students receiving Special Education services may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   provide intracluster transportation. Please visit the Trans-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   portation website for current bus service information at
          you and your family belong in San Diego Unified.                                                                        the Neighborhood Schools and Enrollment Options office          Unique programs include Science, Technology, Engineer-           submit a School Choice application online. There is no          www.sandiegounified.org/transportation-services.
                                                                                                                                  for further information.                                        ing, Art and Math (STEAM), Creative and Performing Arts,         special priority provided. The availability of some Special
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CLUSTERS
                                                                                                                                  Late applications are accepted but receive no weighted          International Baccalaureate Studies, and Language Im-            Education services may vary from school to school. Pupils
          Thanks to strong support from the communities we serve, the San Diego Unified School District is in the middle          priority and are processed in date/time order of receipt.       mersion, among other options. Magnets provide in-depth,          accepted to a site that does not offer the appropriate          Every San Diego Unified high school offers college and
          of an $8.4 billion renovation program to upgrade every school campus. Our schools look dramatically different           Please note that there is no appeal process for the Choice
                                                                                                                                                                                                  innovative learning opportunities while meeting rigorous         setting per the students’ Individualized Education Program      career “pathways” aimed at preparing students for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science             (IEP) may be offered a different school site.                   successful future. Pathways provide students with rigorous
                              than they did even a few years ago. Many schools feature state-of-the-art performing arts           lottery results.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Standards, and/or California State Standards. Students                                                                           academic and career/technical education courses in high-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Transportation provided per an IEP as a related service is
                              spaces, technology labs, and athletic facilities. Our goal has been to ensure every student has     AGE OF ENROLLMENT                                               committed to a specific theme are given first priority to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   only provided to the pupil’s school of residence, or school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   skill, high-wage, and high-growth fields. By combining
                                                                                                                                                                                                  continue in that theme (continuity) as they progress from                                                                        quality classroom instruction with work-based learning
                              his/her own computer. More importantly, every student understands our schools are designed          Applicants for Kindergarten must be 5 by September 1,                                                                            of assignment by the Special Education department. It is
                                                                                                                                                                                                  elementary to middle to senior high. Limited transporta-                                                                         experiences, pathways emphasize both college and
                                                                                                                                  and applicants for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) must be                                                                        not provided to a school of Choice. Parents who apply to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  tion is available to some Magnet schools.                                                                                        career preparation. Students are guaranteed access to the
                              for her/his success.                                                                                5 by December 2. New to district pupils and returning                                                                            school other than the resident school or school of assign-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   high school serving their community, although they may
                                                                                                                                  pupils are enrolled in accordance with California Educa-        PRIORITIES                                                       ment waive the right to transportation as a related service.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   also qualify for other options. To begin preparing even the
                                                                                                                                  tion Code birthdate requirements and the district’s Board
                                    No matter your background, who you are and where you come from, you belong in the             Policies and Administrative Regulations for promotion/
                                                                                                                                                                                                  All on-time applications are sorted by specific pri-             SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL COURSES                                 youngest learners to be successful in high school, neigh-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  orities including residence. For more information                                                                                borhood elementary and middle schools may offer classes
                                    San Diego Unified School District. Overall, our students are leading the state in many        acceleration/retention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  please visit: https://www.sandiegounified.org/neigh-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The district gives priority to high school students wanting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   aligned with the pathways emphasized by their local high
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a special course not offered at their neighborhood or
                                    measures of academic success. That success includes our African American, LatinX and          VOLUNTARY ENROLLMENT EXCHANGE                                   borhood-schools-andenrollment-options, and select
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   current high school. The request is handled on a case-by-       school. These cohesive communities of neighborhood
                                                                                                                                  PROGRAM (VEEP)                                                  Enrollment Priorities.                                                                                                           schools are typically called school “clusters.”
                                    other students from historically disadvantaged communities. In fact, the Chair of the State                                                                                                                                    case basis. Requests should be sent to eoptions@sandi.
                                                                                                                                  VEEP offers limited transportation to encourage students        Priority weight is applied to Choice applications that are       net by the priority application deadline.                                       MILITARY FAMILIES
                                    Board of Education recently co-authored a report showing San Diego Unified African-           from one community to attend approved pattern schools           submitted before the priority deadline, and only to Choice #1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The following applies to requests for a                                         We offer special support to our military
                                                                                                                                  outside their neighborhood. Eligibility is determined by the
                                    American and LatinX students are “defying trends and exceeding the performance of             student’s geographic elementary school of residence, re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  New priorities include those for:                                specialized course:                                                             families who may apply for Choice outside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of the priority window and receive Choice
                                    students of similar backgrounds in other districts across the state.” (Source: Learning       gardless of school of attendance, and by space availability.    • Families who move out of an attendance area, remain in         • Available to high school students only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   enrollment on a space available basis.
                                                                                                                                  The program is open to middle and high school students             the boundaries of SDUSD, and wish to remain enrolled in
                                    Policy Institute, “Positive Outliers,” September 2019)                                        residing within a specific boundary of a school that has an        the current school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • S tudent must have prior studies in the subject area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NEW ENROLLEES TO DISTRICT
                                                                                                                                  approved VEEP pattern. For more info please visit: https://                                                                       • S tudent may attend the school only while enrolled in
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • F amilies who move out of an attendance area, move                                                                            San Diego Unified now offers new, added priorities in the
                             Building a better city with world-class schools, where the doors of opportunity are open to          www.sandiegounified.org/neighborhood-schools-and-en-              outside of the boundaries of SDUSD, and wish to remain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Choice application process, including priority for families
                                                                                                                                  rollment-options.                                                                                                                 • S chool must have available space in the course
          all students, and where all students feel welcome is the way we are strengthening the communities we serve.                                                                               enrolled in the current school                                                                                                 who move out of an attendance area to continue in the
                                                                                                                                  INTERDISTRICT TRANSFERS                                         •C
                                                                                                                                                                                                    oncurrently applying siblings into one school or to more       • R equests will not be granted at magnet schools             current school, priority for co-applying siblings in a school,
          Please find out more by following us online at #BetterSD. Thank you for being part of the future at San Diego                                                                            than one school within a cluster                                                                                                and/or cluster, and a priority for any resident families who
                                                                                                                                  Students living or moving outside of the San Diego Unified                                                                        • R equests should be sent to www.sandiegounified.org/        are new to the SDUSD system (such as Charter, private, or
          Unified.                                                                                                                School District must submit a School Choice application         • R esidents within SDUSD coming from other school                  forms/ enrollment-options-contact-form prior to the         home schooled students).
                                                                                                                                  online at www.sandiegounified.org/apply. Once a student           systems such as private, charter, and home school                  November 13 deadline
                                                                                                                                  is accepted by a school, the parent must complete an                                                                                                                                             NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS AND ENROLLMENT
                                                                                                                                  Interdistrict Attendance Permit (IAP) and submit it to the      SENIOR PRIORITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO                     TRANSFERS                                                       OPTIONS OFFICE
                                                                                                                                  district of residence. The same IAP must be then submit-        HAVE A CHANGE OF RESIDENCE                                       Students who enroll in a program should remain in the           4100 Normal Street, Annex 12
                                                                          Sincerely                                               ted to SDUSD, and approved, in order for enrollment to be       Senior priority is available only to students in good stand-     school for the school year for which they enroll. Changing      San Diego, California 92103-2682
                                                                                                                                  complete. These permits are allowed for School Choice/          ing who move during the 11th or 12th grade school year           schools can impact a student’s eligibility for athletics. For
                                                                                                                                  Open Enrollment and Magnet programs only, and do not            and who continue to attend the same school, allowing             immediate athletic eligibility contact the district Athletics   Phone: 619.260.2410
                                                                                                                                  apply to VEEP. Approval of an IAP means a student has a         them to graduate with their classmates. The student does         Office at (619) 725-7126. Students may return to the            Email: eoptions@sandi.net
                                                                                                                                  valid reason to enroll, and has been accepted into SDUSD.                                                                                                                                        Available for Personal Assistance: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
                                                                          Dr. Sharon Whitehurst-Payne                             It is important to note that some district schools cannot ac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  not need to submit a School Choice application. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                  priority is contingent on sufficient space in the school,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   resident school during the first three weeks. After the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   three weeks of the school year, students wishing to enroll
                                                                          President, Board of Education                           commodate interdistrict students due to limited capacity.       transportation guidelines, and the principal’s approval. If      in the resident school must file an Enrollment Options

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Program Overview
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sandburg

                      PRESCHOOL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            15

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Walker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mason

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Preschool

S
           an Diego Unified Preschool provides a foundation for                         Required Documents for Enrollment application:
           learning, both socially and academically. Preschool                          • PK-12 Enrollment Form                 * Proof of Residence (Acceptable documents:
           students learn language development, literacy, math-                         • Certification of Parent Application      utility bills such as telephone, gas and electric,
                                                                                                                                   water, cable, correspondence from the Depart-
           ematics, science, movement and music. San Diego                              • Child’s Health Record                                                                                         Doyle
                                                                                                                                   ment of Social Services, or rental agreement.)
Unified School District’s Pre-K For All Program provides children                       • Health Screenings Form
                                                                                                                                •E
                                                                                                                                  nrolling Child’s Birth Certificate
with the critical foundational skills, strategies, and experiences                              • CAIR form
                                                                                                    • Immunization Record       • Sibling(s) Birth Certificate
that promote success in school and beyond the Pre-K For                                                                                                                                                                     Hawthorne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Whitman
All Program.                                                                                                                                                                                            Alcott         Field
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     805

Preschools enroll year round. There are over 60 State                                                                                                                                                                                   Lindbergh/                                                                                                    Preschools
preschool and Head Start sites in San Diego Unified,                                                                                                                                             5                                      Schweitzer

and there are many schedule options. Priority application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CDC & Preschool
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barnard                                             Wegeforth
for the following school year begins in late April each year.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Crown Point                         Linda Vista
Preschools operate for 10 months out of each year. Options                                                                                                                                                                                    Fletcher
include 3 hours, 6 hours and 6.5 hour programs. Students must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Carson                                                    8                                              Preschools enroll year round,
be age 3 by December 1, or 4 by September 1 to participate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Language Academy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              there are over 60 State preschool
Free or reduced cost options may be available. If you would                                                                                                                                                                                                             Adams                                                                 and Head Start sites in SDUSD,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Normal Heights
like to apply for one of these programs, you will need to pro-                                                                                                                                                                                                 Garfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and there are many schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ibarra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Edison Central Euclid
vide proof of income (pay stubs must be current within 30                                                                                                                               Ocean Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Florence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Jefferson                          Fay                    Rolando Park             options. Priority application for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rosa Parks
days of registration, at least two consecutive pay stubs for                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cherokee Point
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Marshall                                         the following school year begins
the most recent one month’s pay, or Leave Service Earn-                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Joyner Hamilton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Oak Park                                   in late April each year
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bay Point                       Washington
ings, Notice of Action or statement from caseworker must                                                                                                                                                                                (Colonel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Salomon)                            Rowan         Webster
be provided.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Golden Hill                             Johnson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chollas/                     Encanto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sherman                            Mead Horton                                     Audubon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kimbrough
For personal assistance, applications, or to schedule an intake                                                                                                                                                                                Perkins     Logan                                     Valencia Park       Fulton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Emerson/
appointment for Pre-K For All Program, please call Neighborhood                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bandini
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Baker    Porter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Burbank
Schools and Enrollment Options at (619) 260-2410, or visit us at                                                                                                                                                                                            Rodriguez           Chavez

4100 Normal Street, Annex 12, between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm.                                                                                                                                                                                                                Balboa
Coming soon: an online application process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Paradise Hills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Pacific View

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DINGEMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                            ERICSON

                     ELEMENTARY                                         Program Overview
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    15                      E.B. SCRIPPS
                                                                                                                                                                               SANDBURG
                                                                                                                                                                                                             HAGE

                     SCHOOL                                                                                                                                                    HICKMAN              WALKER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            JERABEK

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Elementary &
                                                                                                                                                                                          MASON
                                                                                                                                                                        JONAS SALK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MIRAMAR RANCH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              K-8 Schools

S
            tudents start their K-12 academic jour-
                                                                                                                                    DOYLE
            ney through San Diego Unified in one                                                   TORREY PINES

            of our many outstanding neighbor-                                                                                                CURIE           805

                                                                                                                                            SPRECKELS
            hood elementary schools. In compari-
                                                                                               LA JOLLA                                           HAWTHORNE
son with schools in other American cities, San                                                                                                       FIELD                                                      VISTA GRANDE                KUMEYAAY
                                                                                                                           ALCOTT                                  JOHN MUIR
Diego Unified elementary and middle schools                                                                                           WHITMAN
                                                                                                                                                                       MT. EVEREST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TIERRASANTA

                                                                                                                             CADMAN
have demonstrated superior academic progress                                                                                                                       LAFAYETTE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MILLER
                                                                                                                                                         LINDBERGH/SCHWEITZER
in recent years. (Source: “San Diego students                                                 BIRD ROCK                       5                                                ROSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Quality Schools
                                                                                                          PACIFIC BEACH                              HOLMES

stand out nationwide with test score improve-                                                                     SESSIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                     WEGEFORTH
                                                                                                                                                                                                      CUBBERLEY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               HANCOCK                     DAILARD                   GAGE
                                                                                                                                                 TOLER

ments,” by Lauryn Schroeder for the Union                                                                                                                               CHESTERTON
                                                                                                                                                                                             ANGIER                                                                GREEN                      California Gold
                                                                                                                   CROWN POINT
                                                                                                                                                                                                JONES    JUAREZ                             MARVIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FOSTER
Tribune, April 10, 2018.) Elementary school                                                                                                     BAY PARK
                                                                                                                                                        LINDA VISTA
                                                                                                                                                                           LONGFELLOW                                                                                  BENCHLEY/WEINBERGER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   HEARST                                     National Healthy Schools
is an opportunity for students to begin ex-                                                                                                                            FLETCHER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8
ploring their world and interacting with the                                                                                                                  CARSON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       HARDY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       LANGUAGE ACADEMY                       National Blue Ribbon
academic subjects that will shape their future. All                                                                                                                                                          ADAMS
                                                                                                                                                                                         GARFIELD                        NORMAL HEIGHTS                     CLAY

elementary schools offer access to the arts and                                                                                                                                                                               FRANKLIN

                                                                                                                                                               GRANT
                                                                                                                                                                                BIRNEY
                                                                                                                                                                                                           CENTRAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              EUCLID     IBARRA                                               California Distinguished
music. Most also provide extended care options                                                            OCEAN BEACH
                                                                                                                                    DEWEY                                                JEFFERSON
                                                                                                                                                                                                          EDISON            ROSA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PARKS            FAY    ROLANDO PARK

                                                                                                                                                                      FLORENCE                                                              MARSHALL
to support working parents. We encourage every                                                                    LOMA PORTAL                                                                      CHEROKEE POINT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              JOYNER                   CARVER
                                                                                                               SILVER GATE                                                                        MCKINLEY                     HAMILTON
parent to schedule a tour of their neighborhood                                                                                                                                                                                     OAK PARK
                                                                                                            SUNSET VIEW
school to learn more about the programs and                                                                       CABRILLO                                          WASHINGTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ROWAN                         WEBSTER

                                                                                                                                                                                             GOLDEN HILL                                JOHNSON

opportunities that are available. Tours are avail-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       HORTON                             AUDUBON
                                                                                                                                                                                           SHERMAN                                                    ENCANTO
able at tours@sandi.net.                                                                                                                                                                                KIMBROUGH                   CHOLLAS/MEAD
                                                                                                                                                                                PERKINS         LOGAN                                        VALENCIA PARK FULTON           FREESE
                                                                                                                                                                                                               BAKER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PORTER
                                                                                                                                                                                      BURBANK
                                                                                                                                                                                                  RODRIGUEZ                                          NYE               BOONE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CHAVEZ
                                                                                                                                                                                                    EMERSON/BANDINI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BETHUNE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BALBOA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PERRY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PARADISE                   ZAMORANO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PENN
                                                                                                                          It’s easy to find your preferred neighborhood school by using                                                        PACIFIC VIEW
                                                                                                                          our SchoolFinder: www.sandiegounified.org/schoolfinder.

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International Baccalaureate                                    GATE/Seminar

                         Academic Excellence                                                                                                                                                         The International Baccalaureate® (IB)
                                                                                                                                                                                                     offers programs for students aged 3 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      San Diego Unified offers Gifted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Talented (GATE) programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       instruction by highly trained teachers. The Seminar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Program is intended to serve varied students who
                                                                                                                                                                                                     19 that develop the intellectual, personal,                      at numerous schools across the                   need extraordinarily high-level, advanced and
                                                                                                                                                                                       emotional, and social skills to live, learn, and work in                       district to advance the develop-                 challenging curricular activities; those with
                                                                                                                                                                                       a rapidly globalizing world.                                   ment of high-potential youth. Testing to identify                extremely high tested ability but low school
Academic Excellence Awards                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gifted students typically takes place in second                  achievement; and those students who are diver-
                                                                               The San Diego Unified School District is proud to call itself one of the top large urban school                                                                        grade. Once a student is identified as gifted, she or            gent thinkers and “march to a different drummer.”
                                                                               districts in the United States. Measures include our top scores on state and national tests, and
                                                                               our leadership in areas such as academic excellence, technology, the arts, and student health.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    IB SCHOOLS                                        he is guaranteed placement in a GATE classroom,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      where students receive advanced

                                                                               Strong academics are at the core of our mission to make sure every child graduates ready to suc-
 CALIFORNIA       CALIFORNIA         NATIONAL          US NEWS & WORLD         ceed in college, a career, and the community where they live. We have acted to raise graduation             BIRNEY IB MAGNET SCHOOL
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                                                                               standards and students have responded by achieving the highest graduation rate of any big-city

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   80%
                                                                               district in the state. We have schools across the city that offer Science, Technology, Engineering,
                                                                               Arts, and Math (STEAM) programs, International Baccalaureate (IB) instruction, Advanced Place-              JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IB MAGNET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    April 10,
                                                                               ment (AP) courses, courses for college credit, and dual-language classrooms.                                3770 Utah Street | (619) 344-3300                                                                                    2018

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6269 Twin Lake Drive | (619) 463-9271
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                                                                                                                                                                                           1405 Park Boulevard | (619) 525-7455                    Find out more at:
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TWO-WAY DUAL LANGUAGE                          ADAMS.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10 MODEL. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/adams

                            Foreign Language                                                                                                                                    IMMERSION                                      BOONE .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .          K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FIELD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                 K-6 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/field
                                                                                                                                                                                Two-Way Dual Language Immersion blends         LANGUAGE ACADEMY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                      K-8 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/languageacademy
                                                                                                                                                                                two language models. Both groups of stu-       CHEROKEE POINT.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                             K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     80/20. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/cherokeepoint
                                                                                                                                                                                dents attend classes together, learning from   BALBOA .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .            K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/balboa
                                                                                                                                                                                and supporting one another while developing    BURBANK.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .               K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/burbank

In addition to being academically prepared and fully proficient in English, San Diego Unified
                                                                                                                      Dual Language                                             linguistic and academic competencies in two
                                                                                                                                                                                languages. A 50:50 program model includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CHAVEZ .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ENCANTO.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/chavez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/encanto
believes all students benefit from being proficient in another language. Opportunities to learn                                                                                 an equal distribution of English and Spanish   FAY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/fay
multiple languages enhance and contribute to overall student achievement. Multilingualism                                                                                       in Grades K-5. A 90:10 model begins with       GOLDEN HILL.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                    K-8 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/goldenhill
                                                                                                      BARNARD MANDARIN MAGNET                                                   kindergarten spending 90 percent of the time   JUAREZ .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .            K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/juarez
also enhances cognitive development, divergent and critical thinking, and problem solving,            2445 Fogg Street | (858) 800-5700
                                                                                                                                                                                in Spanish and 10 percent in English.          KIMBROUGH .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                     K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     90/10. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/kimbrough
while promoting communication and understanding in an increasingly global society. The                www.sandiegounified.org/barnard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SHERMAN ACADEMY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                    K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .     50/50. .  .  .  .  .  .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sandiegounified.org/sherman
unique geographical location of San Diego requires rich opportunities for students to learn
multiple languages, including languages with key economic and strategic significance.                 SPRECKELS BILINGUAL MAGNET
                                                                                                      6033 Stadium Street | (858) 453-5377
                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/spreckels
                                                                                                                                                                                ONE-WAY FOREIGN                                BARNARD.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .               K-6 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Mandarin .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/barnard

                                                                                                      LANGUAGE ACADEMY FRENCH AND SPANISH MAGNET
                                                                                                                                                                                LANGUAGE IMMERSION                             GAGE .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/gage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               LANGUAGE ACADEMY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                      K-8 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      French. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/languageacademy
                                                                                                      4961 64th Street | (619) 287-1182                                         Foreign language immersion programs, also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               LONGFELLOW .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                       K-8 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/longfellow
                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/languageacademy                                   referred to as One-Way Immersion programs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MUIR LANGUAGE ACADEMY .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                                K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/muir
                                                                                                                                                                                are designed for English-speaking students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               TIERRASANTA .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                      K-5 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . www.sandiegounified.org/tierrasanta
                                                                                                      LONGFELLOW SPANISH MAGNET                                                 to acquire a second language.
                                                                                                      5055 July Street | (619) 276-4206
                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/longfellow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CARSON.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .              K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/carson
                                                                                                                                                                                DEVELOPMENTAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CENTRAL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .               K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/central
                                                                                                      JOHN MUIR LANGUAGE ACADEMY                                                BILINGUAL (BILITERACY)                         CHAVEZ .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .             K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/chavez
                                                                                                      4431 Mt. Herbert Avenue | (858) 268-1954
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CHEROKEE POINT.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                              K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/cherokeepoint
                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/muir                                              This program supports Spanish-speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               EDISON.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/edison
                                                                                                                                                                                students. It develops high levels of aca-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ENCANTO.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/encanto
                                                                                                                                                                                demic proficiency in the students’ primary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               HAMILTON .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                 K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/hamilton
                                                                                                                                                                                language while simultaneously developing
                                                                                                  San Diego Unified School Districts (SDUSD) multilingual programs are                                                         LINDA VISTA. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                   K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/lindavista
                                                                                                                                                                                academic language proficiencies in English.
                                                                                                  anchored to the three pillars of dual language: 1. Bilingual/biliteracy, 2.                                                  ROSA PARKS .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                     K-5.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   www.sandiegounified.org/rosaparks
                                                                                                  High academic achievement in both program languages, and 3. Social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CLARK. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .          6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/clark
                                                                                                  competence. Our dual language programs offer several options for              MIDDLE SCHOOL DUAL                             BELL .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/bell
                                                                                                  students to acquire a second language. We are proud of the fact that our      LANGUAGE PATHWAY                               MILLENNIAL TECH .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                               6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/mtm
                                                                                                  Dual Language Programs create opportunities for students to learn to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MONTGOMERY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                           6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/montgomery
                                                                                                  celebrate and honor diversity in people and use the classroom experi-         Middle School Dual Language pathway            PACIFIC BEACH .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                        6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Mandarin .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .              www.sandiegounified.org/pbmiddle
                                                                                                  ence as an opportunity to connect socially and academically. Students         programs offer coursework that support         ROOSEVELT .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                   6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/roosevelt
                                                                                                  enrolled in these programs have the chance to earn the San Diego              elementary dual language programs.             WILSON .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .             6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/wilson
                                                                                                  Unified Seal of Biliteracy and the California State Seal of Biliteracy.       Content courses are taught in the              LANGUAGE ACADEMY .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                       K-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      French/Spanish.  .  .                        www.sandiegounified.org/languageacademy
                                                                                                                                                                                corresponding target language.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               LONGFELLOW .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                        K-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/longfellow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PERSHING .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                 6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/pershing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               INNOVATION .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                     6-8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .      Spanish. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .           www.sandiegounified.org/imiddle

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (STEAM)                                                                                                                      Arts and Music

 Through the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts
 and mathematics, STEAM programs help students engage with their                                                   STEAM Focused                                                                                                                                                   San Diego Unified promotes artistic literacy, innovation, crea-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tivity, and excellence in the arts by providing a high quality,
 world using content knowledge, problem-solving skills, and critical
 thinking. STEAM classrooms are alive with hands-on, minds-on in-                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sequential, TK-12 arts experience for all students. The Visual
 quiry learning and exploration as students engage in active learning                       CARSON ELEMENTARY MAGNET                  MILLENNIAL TECH MIDDLE MAGNET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and Performing Arts are essential to the growth and develop-
 that integrates speaking and listening, reading, writing, computing,                       6905 Kramer Street | 858-397-6900         1110 Carolina Lane | (619) 527-6933                                                                                                          ment of every child. That is why all our schools offer access
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/carson               www.sandiegounified.org/mtm                                                                                                                   to these vital programs. Our students have performed every-
 designing, creating, and experimenting.
                                                                                          FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY MAGNET
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   where from the Rose Bowl Parade, to Carnegie Hall, but your
                                                                                                                                         MONTGOMERY MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                                                                          4481 Copeland Avenue | (619) 344-3000                                                                                                                                                    child does not have to be a future celebrity to benefit from
                                                                                                                                         MAGNET
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/franklin             2470 Ulric Street | 858-397-6600                                                                                                             learning to express themselves through the arts.
                                                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/montgomery
                                                                                          JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY IB MAGNET
                                                                                          3770 Utah Street | (619) 344-3300
                                                                                                                                      KEARNY HIGH EDUCATIONAL
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/jefferson
                                                                                                                                      COMPLEX STANLEY E. FOSTER SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                      OF ENGINEERING, INNOVATION AND
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                                                                                                                                      DESIGN
                                                                                          1355 Kelton Road | (619) 344-4900
                                                                                                                                      1954 Komet Way | (858) 221-5300, ext. 3042
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/johnson
                                                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/schools/
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                                                                                             2772 Ulric Street | 858-800-5450
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                                                                                                                                      ing-innovation-and-design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Visual and Performing Arts Centered
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/lindavista
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                                                                                          VALENCIA PARK ELEMENTARY MAGNET             COMPLEX SCHOOL OF SCIENCE                           CROWN POINT JUNIOR MUSIC ACADEMY               SEQUOIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL                             KEARNY HIGH EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX
                                                                                          5880 Skyline Drive | (619) 344-3500         CONNECTIONS AND TECHNOLOGY                          MAGNET                                         4690 Limerick Ave. (92117) | (858) 496-8240           SCHOOL OF DIGITAL MEDIA AND DESIGN
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/washington           1954 Komet Way | (858) 221-5300                     4033 Ingraham Street | (858) 273-9830          www.sandiegounified.org/sequoia                       1954 Komet Way | (858) 496-8370
                                                                                                                                      www.sandiegounified.org/schools/kearny-             www.sandiegounified.org/crownpoint                                                                   www.sandiegounified.org/kearnydmd
                                                                                          WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY MAGNET                high-school-science-connections-and-tech-                                                          ZAMORANO FINE ARTS ACADEMY MAGNET
                                                                                          1789 State Street | (619) 344-6300          nology                                              FREESE ARTS AND CULTURE MAGNET                 2655 Casey Street | (619) 430-1400                    SAN DIEGO SCHOOL OF CREATIVE AND
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/valenciapark                                                             8140 Greenlawn Drive | (619) 344-3100          www.sandiegounified.org/zamorano                      PERFORMING ARTS MAGNET (SDSCPA)
                                                                                                                                      SAN DIEGO HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE                    www.sandiegounified.org/freese                                                                       2425 Dusk Drive | (619) 470-0555
                                                                                          WEBSTER ACADEMY OF SCIENCE                  AND TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                                                           www.sandiegounified.org/scpa
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                                                                                          AND RESEARCH MAGNET (STEM)                  1405 Park Boulevard | (619) 525-7455                OAK PARK MUSIC CONSERVATORY WITH               MAGNET (CPMA)
                                                                                          4801 Elm Street | (619) 362-3000            www.sandiegounified.org/sdhs                         ENRICHED STUDIES MAGNET                        5050 Conrad Avenue | (858) 800-5550
                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/webster                                                                  2606 54th Street | (619) 344-5000              www.sandiegounified.org/cpma
                                                                                                                                                                                          www.sandiegounified.org/oakpark

                                                                                          San Diego Unified is the proud recipient of the 2016-2019 Magnet School Assistance
                                                                                          Program (MSAP) Federal Grant. Support provided by the grant enables the development
                                                                                          of the *TK-12 Linda Vista STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)       Fact: 42% of all middle school and high school students enroll in arts classes at San Diego Unified - more than surrounding districts.
                                                                                          Magnet Pathway curricular programs by adding Linda Vista, Carson and Montgomery.

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                  iddle schools create safe environments for students to                        with schools in other American cities, San Diego Unified elementary
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Schools
                  begin exploring new academic experiences through                              and middle schools have demonstrated superior academic progress in
                  the arts, foreign languages, and other electives. School                      recent years. (Source: “San Diego students stand out nationwide with
                  leaders and students work together to create a wel-                           test score improvements,” by Lauryn Schroeder for the Union Tribune,
coming culture for all students. New opportunities exist for students to                        April 10, 2018.) We encourage every parent to schedule a tour of their
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expand their academic interests and social network through clubs and                            neighborhood school to learn more about the programs and oppor-
other activities. These new opportunities enrich the academic learn-                              tunities that are available. Tours are available at tours@sandi.net.   Muirlands
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Innovation
ing that takes place in every San Diego school. In comparison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                CPMA
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                                                                                                                                                                                            5                              John Muir                                                                                                Quality School
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mt. Everest                                                                                          Career Pathway Options:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pershing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Longfellow                                                                                                       Health, Science &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lewis                                                 Medical Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Montgomery
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Information &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wilson                                Language                                    Communication Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Academy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hospitality, Tourism
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    & Recreation
                                                                                                                                                                                                Correia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Clark                                                                    Engineering & Architecture
                                                                                                                                                                                     Dana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Arts, Media & Entertainment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Millennial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Golden Hill                      Tech
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Memorial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Prep
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Perkins                                       Fulton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Logan
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     School of Creative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     & Performing Arts

Students from Grant K-8 taking part in the Junior Model United Nations                                                                                                                   It’s easy to find your preferred neighborhood school by using
                                                                                                                                                                                         our SchoolFinder: www.sandiegounified.org/schoolfinder.
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Climate­: Bullying Prevention                                                                   Civics Education

San Diego Unified values the richness of our students, families,                               San Diego Unified graduates include Hall of Fame sports stars, along with some         the students, by the students” initiatives bring student-driven ideas to SDUSD Board
colleagues and school communities. We value all languages                                      of the nation’s top scientists, singers, actors, writers and civic/business leaders.   Meetings, School Site Council meetings, and even to City Hall.
and cultures. We foster educational practices that support stu-                                We know our students will lead the world in the future, which is why our schools       When students reach the high school level, they find a multitude of opportun-
dents on their journey to becoming global citizens. We support                                 focus on giving students the skills required to lead. We encourage student             ities to become civically engaged. History and Social Science courses focus on
school environments that enrich students’ academic, social and                                 leadership through student government, environmental clubs, gender-sexuality           topics including U.S. engineering history, American government, public health,
emotional learning. We believe that the combination of these                                   alliance clubs and civic leadership clubs like the Cesar Chavez service clubs.         and energy policy. High school students also can dig deeper while also earning
skills promotes student leadership, self-efficacy and agency.                                  We help students develop the skills to engage in difficult conversations on            college credits, with classes available from City and Mesa colleges - and local
                                                                                               equity, bullying, and restorative justice.                                             universities - that include Political Science, U.S. History, Black and Chicano Stud-
Our schools, their leadership and school communities are de-
voted to ensuring our students learn within safe, supportive and                               Civic engagement begins in the classroom, where children are exposed to his-           ies, and Government.
welcoming spaces, educational environments where students                                      tory and government lessons as early as Grade 3. Action activities may include
feel a sense of belonging. We strive to ensure our schools are                                 researching laws and the freedoms they are designed to protect, or writing to
safe, equitable and free from physical or emotional harm, bully-                               elected officials about an issue the student is passionate about.
ing, cyberbullying, intimidation or any other form of harassment.
We have a strong commitment to ensuring students feel valued
by and connected to their diverse school communities.                                                                                                                                 LINDBERGH SCHWEITZER SERVICE LEARNING MAGNET

San Diego Unified School District is committed to ensuring                                                                                                                            4133 Mt. Albertine Avenue | (858) 496-8400
student and staff safety. We value, support and foster school                                                                                                                         www.sandiegounified.org/lindberghschweitzer
environments free of discrimination during or after school                                     ·FLORENCE GRIFFITH-JOYNER MICROSOCIETY MAGNET
related events, including off-campus activities, school-                                                                                                                              Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary inspires learning and empowers students to
sponsored events, school buses, and/or any event related                                       4271 Myrtle Avenue | (619) 640-4000                                                    take action that impacts their communities, both locally and globally. Our ser-
                                                                                               www.sandiegounified.org/joyner                                                         vice learning activities encourage students to have active and creative minds, a
to school businesses, before or after school hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                      sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on
                                                                                               Joyner students create a microcosm of the real world within the                        their beliefs. Our students have opportunities to be inventors, investigators, ex-
                                                                                               school’s rigorous academic program. Each student has a role: young                     plorers, and creators of change. Our challenging curriculum across all subjects
                                                                                               entrepreneurs produce goods and services, elected officials establish                  engages student-driven passions and critical thinking. The Lindbergh Schweit-
                                                                                               laws, peace keepers oversee and monitor safety, judges arbitrate dis-                  zer Elementary community respects the individual needs of children and fosters
                                                                                               putes, and reporters track down stories. All citizens earn wages, invest               a caring environment with the belief that each child should be given what they
                                                                                               in product ideas, deposit and borrow money, pay taxes, tuition, rent,                  need, when they need it, to reach his/ her highest potential.
                                                                                               and use technology to advertise and communicate.
                                                                                               Even young children begin working within the framework of representa-
                                                                                               tive politics through student government. The Council of ASB Presidents
                                                                                               and Student Equity Ambassador Program ensure that student voices are
                                                                                               heard at the school level and also in the broader community. These “for

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                          ith the highest graduation rate in the state,* San                      courses every year while still in high school, expanding their options   Early College                                                                Online Learning
                          Diego Unified high schools prepare students for                         following graduation. San Diego Unified high schools also offer a ro-                 EAST VILLAGE HIGH SCHOOL                                        iHIGH VIRTUAL ACADEMY
                          success in college and the career of their choice.                      bust series of career and technical classes ranging from the arts and                 1313 Park Boulevard, Bldg B | 619-525-2000                      3939 Conde Street | (619) 764-5440
                          Students have the chance to follow their passions                       software design to automotive repair for those students who are al-                   www.sandiegounified.org/eastvillage                             www.sandiegounified.org/ihigh

and refine the skills that they began developing in middle school. This                           ready certain of their future career. We encourage every parent to                      EVHS is a unique, middle college high school in part-         College Preparatory/Online and Blended Program iHigh is a WASC-accredited high
includes scholarship-level programs for student athletes and also                                 schedule a tour of their neighborhood school to learn more about         nership with San Diego City College which provides students a small          school program that combines the flexibility of online instruction with daily access to
                                                                                                                                                                           learning environment where they can earn a high school diploma,              face-to-face academic support from site-based, credentialed teachers. Online learning
college-level courses for academic achievement. In fact, San                                            the programs and opportunities that are available. Tours are
                                                                                                                                                                           plus up to 54 transferrable college units free of cost. The school           options include a full complement of UC ‘a-g’ coursework. iHigh’s full-time, independ-
Diego Unified students complete thousands of college-level                                                   available at tours@sandi.net.                                 offers small classes, one-to-one student laptops, a dedicated San            ent study school in Old Town is available for all students within the county who qualify
                                                                                                                                                                           Diego City College counselor on site, access to accelerated City             through the admissions process. UC ‘a-g’ courses are available both online and in a
                                                                                                                                                                           College summer courses, AVID, college tutors, ASB, student clubs/or-         blended format on the high school campus. Online courses are offered district-wide for
                                                                                                                                                                           ganizations and community service opportunities. Students can com-           students in Grades 9-12; middle school students also have the opportunity to take math
                                                                                                                                                                           plete all transferrable UC/CSU general education courses while in            and world language courses online. Curricular options for students include: credit recov-
                                                                                                                                                                           high school to get a fiscally advantageous jump start on their college       ery, first time coursework, AP coursework, CTE courses in Software and Systems Design,
                                                                                                                                                                           career. EVHS is the district’s “Top Tier, Four Year” college pathway!        AVID, MyPath reading and math assessment, and independent study.
                                                                                                                                                                           Applications are accepted year round.

                                                                                                                                                                           SAN DIEGO METROPOLITAN REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL
                                                                                                                                                                           HIGH SCHOOL

                                                                                                                                                                           7250 Mesa College Drive, K204
                                                                                                                                                                           (619) 388-2299
                                                                                                                                                                           www.sandiegounified.org/met

                                                                                                                                                                           San Diego Met is located at Mesa College. The Met offers a person-
                                                                                                                                                                           alized learning environment based on student interests. Students at
                                                                                                                                                                           the Met can begin taking college classes as early as 10th grade. All
                                                                                                                                                                           students participate in internships for real world, hands-on experience.
                                                                                                                                                                           Graduates meet district, state and UC/CSU admission requirements.

* Refers to all big-city school districts as analyzed by the California Department of Education for the academic year 2018-19, the last year available at this time.

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Every San Diego Unified high school offers college and career pathways aimed at preparing students for a successful future. Pathway programs provide students opportunities
to integrate rigorous academics and high quality career technical education courses focused on high-skill, high-wage, and high-growth fields. Pathway programs combine quality
classroom instruction, student support, and work-based learning experiences to emphasize both college and career preparation. To begin preparing even the youngest learners                                                                                      805
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to be successful in high school and beyond, neighborhood elementary and middle schools may offer classes aligned with the pathways emphasized by their local high school.                                                                                                                                                 15

           ARTS, MEDIA, AND        services specialties. Students       models. Internships in this        Career Pathways; Food               the growing need for market-         Road, Stationary, Rail, Water/                                       UNIVERSITY
           ENTERTAINMENT           with these skills will find that     program occur in engineering       Service and Hospitality/Hospi-      ing professionals with skills in     Sea, Air, Space and Small En-                                           CITY
           INDUSTRY SECTOR         their skills are highly market-      firms, architectural firms, and    tality Tourism and Recreation       communication, small business,       gines and Specialty Equipment.                                            º¹
           focuses on skills       able. Students master basic          manufacturing firms.                                                   self-employment, advertising,        Students have the opportunity                                                                                                                                                                             Quality School
and knowledge for creating,        business principles and pro-         Career Pathways; Engineering                                           marketing strategies, product        to explore careers, such as
refining, and sharing work.        cedures before proceeding to                                                        INFORMATION &           and service management, and          auto repair, auto refinishing,
                                                                        Technology/Environmental En-
Pathways in this sector promote    the career path specializations.                                                    COMMUNICATION           promotion and selling con-           operations, and other related
teamwork, communication,           Internships in this program
                                                                        gineering/Architectural Design
                                                                                                                       TECHNOLOGIES            cepts. These pathways provide        fields. Internships in this pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MT. EVEREST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Career Pathway Options:
creative thinking, and decision    occur in business, financial                                                        INDUSTRY SECTOR         a firm foundation for advanced       gram may occur in automotive              LA JOLLA
                                                                                    HEALTH SCIENCE &       provides students with analytic-                                                                              º¹                                               MADISON
making to function successfully
in the competitive and media
                                   institutions, accounting firms, or
                                   insurance companies.                             MEDICAL TECH-          al, design, and management
                                                                                                                                               education, entry to a career
                                                                                                                                               and success in the global
                                                                                                                                                                                    dealerships or independent
                                                                                                                                                                                    repair programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     º¹                                                                                                      Health, Science & Medical
rich twenty first century. Using                                                    NOLOGY INDUSTRY        skills. Topics include game         marketplace.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            º¹ SERRA                                                         Technology
                                   Career Pathways; Financial                                                                                                                       Career Pathways; Systems
sight, sound, and motion,                                                           SECTOR is one of the   design, cyber security, data an-
                                   Services/Business Management                                                                                Career Pathways; Marketing/          Diagnostics, Service, and                                   5
people in these careers en-                                             fastest growing sectors in San     alysis, and coding. Internships                                                                                                                          CLAIREMONT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Building, Construction & Trades
                                                                                                                                               Entrepreneurship                     Repair/Structural Repair &
                                                                                                           occur in IT firms, defense firms,
hance the lives around them.
                                             EDUCATION, CHILD
                                                                        Diego County and nationwide.
                                                                        Students gain knowledge and        and in all industries.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Refinishing                                                                º¹                                                                                                                            Information & Communication
Internships in this program                                                                                                                                                                                                              MISSION BAY                                      KEARNY
                                             DEVELOPMENT &                                                 Career Pathways; Software                       PUBLIC SERVICES
occur in multimedia firms, the-                                         skills to pursue a full range of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Technology
                                                                                                                                                           INDUSTRY SECTOR                                                                          º¹                                        º¹                                                                       HENRY
aters, and art studios.                      FAMILY SERVICES            career opportunities in health     and Systems Development/
                                                                                                                                                           prepares students for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  º¹
Career Pathways; Production                  INDUSTRY SECTOR            science and medical technol-       Games and Simulations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation
                                   provides students with prep-         ogy. Students can explore fields                                                   work provided to cit-    Pathway options at each high
and Managerial Arts/Design/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SD MET
                                   aration to pursue high-skill,        in research, health care and                                           izens, including emergency ser-      school are aligned to an industry
Visual and Media Arts/Per-                                                                                           MANUFACTURING &           vices, legal services and public     sector and students receive
forming Arts                       high-demand careers in this in-      operations, and physical ther-
                                                                                                                                                                                    preparation for post-secondary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Engineering & Architecture
                                   dustry. The Child Development        apy. Internships in this program             PRODUCT DEVELOP-          safety. Careers in public service
                                                                                                                     MENT INDUSTRY             are unique because they              options in the industry sector and                                                                                            8
                                   pathway provides students with       occur in hospitals, medical                                                                                 preparation for future careers.
           BUILDING & CON-         the skills and knowledge they        offices, and medical research                SECTOR provides           center on challenging issues                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arts, Media & Entertainment
           STRUCTION TRADES                                                                                students the opportunity to         that define the public agenda        Participation in a pathway
                                   need to pursue careers in child      laboratories.                                                                                               sequence of courses assists
           SECTOR prepares                                                                                 learn about manufacturing pro-      and involve the provision of
                                   care and related fields, the         Career Pathways; Patient Care/                                                                              students in selecting future areas
           students for work in    Education pathway emphasiz-          Biotechnology
                                                                                                           cesses and systems related to       vital services to the public, from   of study and career interest                                                        iHIGH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                º¹ HOOVER                                                    Business & Finance
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the local building trades and      es preparation of students to                                           technology, infrastructure, and     local to international levels.       areas. For further information on                                                                                                                             º¹
construction industry, including   become teachers, the Family                                             art. Students build and design      These industries serve as the        industry sectors and pathways,                                                                                                                                                                           Education, Child Development
green construction and renew-      and Human Services pathway                      HOSPITALITY,            metal sculptures and robots.        largest employers in San Diego       please visit www.sandiegouni-                                   POINT LOMA                                                                                                                               & Family Services
able energy. Internships in this   provides students with skills                   TOURISM, AND            Internships in this program may     County. Internships in this          fied.org/ccte                                              º¹
program occur on construction      needed for a career related to                  RECREATION              occur in machine shops, adver-      program may occur in police                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Manufacturing & Product
sites or architectural firms.      family and social services.                     INDUSTRY SECTOR         tising agencies, or shipyards.      stations, emergency centers, or                                                                                                                                                                                                               Development
                                                                        provides students with skills      Career Pathways; Graphic Pro-       government offices.
Career Pathways; Residential       Career Pathways; Child
and Commercial Construction/       Development/Education/Family         necessary to work in hotels,       duction Technologies /Machin-       Career Pathways; Legal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SAN DIEGO     º¹                                                                                        Public Services
Cabinetry, Millwork, and Wood-     and Human Services                   restaurants, theme parks, and      ing and Forming Technologies        Practices/Public Safety /
working                                                                 other tourism related business-                                        Emergency Response                                                                                                                          EAST VILLAGE
                                                                        es. Knowledge and skills are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LINCOLN                         MORSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Transportation
                                              ENGINEERING &                                                         MARKETING, SALES,
            BUSINESS AND
                                                                        acquired within a sequential,
                                                                                                                    AND SERVICES                          TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       º¹
                                              DESIGN INDUSTRY           standards-based pathway pro-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Marketing, Sales & Services
            FINANCE INDUSTRY                  SECTOR is designed        gram that integrates hands-on               INDUSTRY SECTOR                       INDUSTRY SECTOR                                                                                                                                                                                              º¹
            SECTOR prepares                   for students to           projects, work based instruction            includes a basic busi-                provides a founda-
            students for careers   explore design in the various        and leadership development.        ness foundation with a focus                   tion in transportation                                                                                                                                                                                                             US News & World Report
in fields such as business         engineering fields. Projects         Internships in this program may    on marketing and innovation.        services. There are eight focus                                                                                                                                                                                              SCPA             Best High School
management, international          include hands-on experiments,        occur in hotels, theme parks, or   The pathways in this sector         areas that fall under the Trans-
trade, and various financial       robotics, and building scale         restaurants.                       emphasize training to meet          portation sector, On-Road, Off-                                                                                                                                                                                                               National Blue Ribbon School
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Athletics                                                                                                                                                                             Health and Wellness

                                                                                                                                                                                       Personal fitness and school-based activities that pro-     Awards & Recognition
Dream Big, Work Hard, No Excuses                                                                                                                                                       mote well-being are important parts of every student’s
                                                                                                                                                                                       education in San Diego Unified. Not only do all our        AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION—Workplace Health Achievement Index
 San Diego Unified School District is committed to excellence in                                                                                                                       schools have comprehensive wellness plans to im-
athletics as part of a larger commitment to excellence in education.                                                                                                                   prove students’ health, high school students have ac-
That excellence also includes a commitment to the physical and                                                                                                                         cess to scholarship-level athletic programs and innova-                      GOLD                                            SILVER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RECOGNITION—                                    RECOGNITION—
emotional well-being, social development of student-athletes as                                                                                                                        tive PE courses, including yoga and dance. San Diego
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    San Diego Unified                               San Diego Unified
well as the development of their sense of citizenship, dedication                                                                                                                      Unified also leads the state in clean drinking water                         (2018-19)                                       (2017-18)
to sportsmanship and fair play, the development of individual and                                                                                                                      for students, following a city-wide testing program to
team skills, the exertion of best effort, the will to win, and general                                                                                                                 eliminate lead in school site fountains. Through our
conduct that brings credit to San Diego Unified and is a source of                                                                                                                     District Wellness Initiative we work to inspire students
pride and enthusiasm for all members of the San Diego community.                                                                                                                       to develop lifelong healthy habits, that include a good    ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION—America’s Healthiest Schools Award
                                                                                                                                                                                       diet and regular physical activity.
San Diego Unified School District aspires to be the county’s pre-                                                                                                                                                                                                 Edison Elementary (Bronze, 2017-18)                               Carson
mier high school athletics program both academically and athletic-                                                                                                                     San Diego Unified schools have received national rec-                      Kimbrough Elementary (Bronze, 2017-18)                            Elementary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rowan Elementary (Bronze, 2017-18)                                (Silver, 2019)
ally, a model of excellence for others to emulate, while enhancing                                                                                                                     ognition as America’s Healthiest Schools. The award
the lives of student-athletes and preparing them for life beyond                                                                                                                       is granted by Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s                        Alice Birney Elementary (Bronze, 2016-17)
high school athletics.                                                                                                                                                                 Healthy Schools Program, an evidence-based nation-                         Rosa Parks Elementary (Bronze, 2016-17)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Field Elementary (Bronze, 2019)
                                                                                                                                                                                       al initiative to create healthier school environments
Ultimately, the mission of the athletics program is to engage as                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ocean Beach Elementary School (Bronze, 2019)
                                                                                                                                                                                       where children can thrive. The award demonstrates
many students as possible, to elevate the spirit and culture of the                                                                                                                                                                                               Rowan Elementary (Bronze, 2019)
                                                                                                                                                                                       our district’s commitment to fostering the health of our
school, and stimulate the best effort of all who are associated with                 GREEN ELEMENTARY ACADEMICS AND ATHLETICS MAGNET                                                   students and staff. In addition, The American Heart As-
San Diego Unified. Through the mission of its athletic programs, we                  7030 Wandermere Drive | (619) 460-5755                                                                                                                       JOHNSON & JOHNSON—School Health Leadership Program—Innovative Team Award (2017)
                                                                                                                                                                                       sociation also honored San Diego Unified for building
unite the students, faculty, staff, alumni and community in a com-                   www.sandiegounified.org/green                                                                                                                                                             San Diego Unified School District
                                                                                                                                                                                       a culture of health within our school district.
mon and shared experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wellness Centers Model (2017)
                                                                                     Gymnastics, track and field and other physical activities provide unique opportunities to build
“Tradition, Teamwork and Integrity” have been the foundation for                     individual pride in accomplishments, along with good sportsmanship and team spirit. Students
the historic success of San Diego Unified School District Athletics.                 research topics such as nutrition, physiology, exercise, and health. Technology is integrated                         Wellness Centers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KAISER PERMANENTE—National Thriving Schools Honor Roll Award
In the last year alone (2018-19), San Diego Unified schools                          daily into every classroom. The arts are developed through dance, art, music, band, and or-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL
produced a record 19 CIF championship teams.                                         chestra instruction. Green offers a school-wide GATE program to all students in all classrooms.                                                                                              Kate McDevitt (2018)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL                                                    Martha Bajet Jazo (2016)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MORSE HIGH SCHOOL                                                      Michelle Bell (2015)

                                                                                                                                                                                                           SAN DIEGO HIGH SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative—
                                                                                                                                                                                                           SERRA HIGH SCHOOL                                                      Partner Initiative Award (2019)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  District Wellness Initiative (2019)

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