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Children seating at whiteboard tables with many books and writing down information on paper from the books.

In Mrs. Chia's Second Grade Class we are studying non-fiction author Gail Gibbons! Students go on an informative text features hunt in Writers Workshop. Students are excited to apply these features in their own informative writing pieces! 

Lady instructing students about California while the students are wearing hats of different types in a room with California Flags.

4th graders are all dressed to “Walk Through California” and participate in an interactive social studies assembly. 

Several photos showing students in their classroom construction things out of cardboard.

Best part of Caines Arcade Cardboard Challenge ... inviting others to come and play!


A lady reaching for a cardboard box from a pile of cardboard boxes.

Mrs. Cline preparing for our Smart ReStart after our  Winter Break!  A great way to start the New Year.

An adult and child making mosaics out of natural gifts of nature at a table outside by the school's garden.

In the Gardening Club making seed mosaics at lunch! What a wonderful way to enjoy the gifts of nature! 

Our Amazing Staff!

Many Children standing with their teacher on a grass lawn throwing leaves up in the air!

Kindergartners Gather Fall Leaves With Mrs. Borello!

Inspiring Author, Samantha Vamos visits our 1st - 3rd Grades.  It took her nine years to write,  THE PINATA THAT THE FARM MAIDEN HUNG and revised it twenty times.

Two boys standing next to a whiteboard writing  math equations.

Oh YEAH! Mr. Ahn's 4th Grade Students Love 360 Math !

Three students sitting at desks looking at the TV learning about Fossils.

Miss Baker third grade class sets the culture for science class. Students learn about fossils in a Mystery Doug science lesson.

Students sitting with their teacher on a alphabet carpet unlocking padlocks.

Transitional Kindergarten Start The Day With Creativity. 

5th Graders In Mrs. Gabriel’s Class Write Personal Narrative Stories That Help The Reader Feel What The Writer Is Feeling.

Two students sitting each in a chair with paper hats of leaves holding each other.

In Miss Yadegar's Classroom...Chicka Boom hats and friendship!  What a great way to end week 4 of school!

Kindness rocks at Carlton!

Mrs. Blaylock’s Transitional Kindergarten students engaged in learning centers. 

Four students drawing with chalk on the black top under the solar panels during recess.

Lunch Time At Carlton!

A teacher sitting at her desk taking roll of her students.

Our Second Grade Teacher, Mrs. Powell taking attendance and wishing her students a Good Morning!

Parents, Students and Staff gathering in front of the Media Center Building on the lawn for a ice cream social.
 


Got ice cream? We do! Thanks to the Carlton HSC! What a fun way to begin a new school year! 
Back to School Ice Cream Social

A display of Welcome Back Signs with stars and balloons sitting on the front lawn of the school.
Several ladies grouped together holding up Math Papers.

So much great information on Eureka Math!  

Lady is standing in front of a group of people teaching and using a TV for her presentation.

Mary Katayama shares the commitment of the educators in their continued support of a strong school community. 

Two Ladies Sitting In Chairs Next To A Desk Eating Food

We are so lucky to have these two mentors, Susan Lavelle and Linda Cline sharing about Writer’s Workshop!

Sign Up Here: Carlton Community Read

How to Raise An Adult by, Julie Lythcott-Haims Please Join us for the Carlton Community Read on Wednesday, January 22nd 6:30pm to 8:00pm to discuss parts 3 and 4 of "How To Raise an Adult" by Julie Lythcott-Haims.

Learn More Here: Future Chef’s Culinary Competition

Students can submit a recipe for a school lunch meal. 1-2 lucky recipes will be submitted in a contest with recipes from students in neighboring school districts. Entry forms are in the office. Due date is January 31, 2020. Winner will be entered in a national competition.

2020-2021 School Registration

Year opens on Monday, February 3rd. Our TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT is on Thursday, January 30th at 6:00pm in the Multi Purpose Building/Cafeteria on campus.

Have you signed up on Remind.com?

To receive important reminders, updates or announcements from our school through Remind.com, please sign up. Using your cell phone, text the message @carltonave to 81010 .Or you can open your web browser on your smartphone and go to the following link: rmd.at/cartonave.

Learn More: Carlton Safe Routes to School Overview

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) was created to provide resources to cities, school, and communities to help them encourage more walking and biking to school everyday. SRTS is primarily funded through the Home and School Club and is promoted through various activities during the year to build a safer, healthier community for our students and families.

To Read: Carlton Avenue School Handbook

Welcome to the Carlton Avenue School Handbook, the official handbook providing parents/guardians, students, and community with campus resources, an overview of student life and Elementary School procedures.

Learn More: Carlton Cafe School Menu

Sodexo delivers healthy and delicious school meals based on the USDA’s nutrition guidelines so that students are engaged and ready to learn in school. All meals include a variety of fresh fruit and vegetable choices, and a variety of chilled non-fat or low-fat milk. Breakfast is not available.

School Office

We open at 7:30AM and close at 4:00PM. 2421 Carlton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124 Phone: 408-356-1141 Fax: 408-356-5993

Lost and Found

Has your child lost a lunch box? Their jacket or water bottle? In an attempt to make it easier for children to find their lost items, the Lost and Found area is located between the School Office and Multi Purpose Building.

View Here: 2019-2020 Grade Level Supply List

List includes Transitional Kindergarten thru Fifth Grade. Remember, we use a lot of these materials to keep our classroom clean and healthy. This is beneficial to all of us!

Read More: Board Highlights

Board of Trustees business is conducted at public meetings in the Board Room of the Union School District Administrative Office, 5175 Union Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124.

Learn More: Annual LCAP Update for 2019-20

The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and its local accountability counterpart, the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) were implemented with the idea that California must do a better job for its underperforming students, who in fact make up a sizable portion of the state’s school-age population.

Order Here: Carlton Spirit Wear

Show your pride in your school and your community. School Spirit Days are on Wednesdays. Wearing school apparel on Field Trips makes it easy to quickly identify who is in your group and not lose track of anyone!

Enrollment: Birthday Book Club

The Birthday Book Club is a year round Carlton Home & School Club fundraiser supporting the School Library and enrichment programs.
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