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View Here: 2019-2020 School Calendar

School is closed for Students and Staff on Monday, November 25th thru Friday, November 29th for our Thanksgiving Break.

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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!

Start Your Bidding: Carlton Home and School Club Auction

About Our Auction Carlton Home & School Club is offering a silent auction for the 2019-2020 school year. This online-only auction features Carlton staff supported items & great prizes donated by many local businesses and sports teams. All proceeds from the 2019-2020 CHSC Silent Auction will help support the education of the students at Carlton Avenue School. Starts: Tuesday, November 12th at 9:00am and Ends: Tuesday, November 19th at 5:00pm

Learn More and Enroll: Parent Project Jr. with CCSS Literacy/Mathematics Support

A Parenting Workshop Series for Parents of children TK through 5th Grades. Topics Include: Parenting the Strong Willed-Child, Parental Influence, Encouraging Positive Choices and more. Cost is Free and Participants receive free materials. Alta Vista School Staff Room 200 Blossom Valley Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032 October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Annual Second Harvest Food Drive

Lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. November 4th - thru 15th, we will be collecting food donations for the Second Harvest Food Bank. This year we are having a competition to see which grade level contributes the most food. Please bring donations to your classroom (not the cafeteria). Please leave the food by the door. A total will be located in the window of the office and will be updated each day. Thank you for your support with this!

Get Flyer: Dining For Dollars

A great fundraising opportunity for supporting our Art Vistas, Inc. This group will receive 20% of your purchase! Tuesday, November 19, 2019 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Armadillo Willy's 2071 Camden Avenue San Jose, CA 408-371-9033

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To receive important reminders, updates or announcements from our school through, 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:

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.

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.

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.

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!

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. Items left at the end of the school year will be donated. Last day to collect is June 12th, 2019.

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.

Enrollment: Birthday Book Club

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

Login: My School Anywhere

Login Into Your CHSC Directory and Store Account Here:

To View Flyer: Chef's Night Out

Thursday, October 17th 4:00pm to 9:00pm Pizza My Heart 2023 Camden Avenue Eat out at participating restaurants and Carlton will receive a portion of your purchases for that night. Restaurants are selected throughout the school year and are announced with a Thursday envelope flyer that must be taken the night of. OUR NEXT CNO is February 6th @ Main Street Burger AND Willow Street Pizza in Los Gatos, CA.

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 Update to the 2017-2020 LCAP Plan

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.
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