Berkeley Unified School District’s Personnel Commission is recruiting one new commissioner for its three-person team. Berkeley Council of Classified Employees, AFT Local 6192, (BCCE), will choose this new member. To qualify, an applicant must be: (1) A registered voter and resident of Berkeley, and (2) A known adherent to the principle of the Merit System. […]
The Berkeley Unified School District takes all concerns and complaints seriously. The District values the concerns of our parents, staff, students and community. Complaints are respected and honored; there are no negative consequences for filing a complaint. No reprisals or retaliation shall be invoked against any student, parent or employee for processing, in good faith, […]
Despite achievement gains for many of its students, for the 2011-12 school year Berkeley Unified did not meet Title I requirements and continues to be identified as Program Improvement Year 3. In addition, for 2011-12, BUSD met only 2 out of 3 Title III requirements for English Learners. Read the district letter about these requirements […]
Are you interested in creating a healthier lifestyle for you and your family? Come join us for hands-on cooking classes & useful nutrition tips! Parents and Guardians with students at Emerson, John Muir, Le Conte, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, Thousand Oaks, Washington, Longfellow, Willard, and all BUSD preschools are welcome! More info En Espanol
Data and Graphs on District Progress on Meeting API and AYP
BUSD had an overall growth of 5 points on the Academic Performance Index (API). BUSD saw overall API increases of 31 points for English Learners, and 11 points for Socio-Economically Disadvantaged students as a result of targeted instruction to increase background knowledge and academic vocabulary. (Read more here.)
Dear Parents, Teachers, Administrators, and Staff of BUSD, Welcome/Bienvenidos to the 2011-12 school year! We are looking forward to the year ahead and continuing efforts to base our decisions upon open, transparent governance and sound fiscal management. We will continue to focus our efforts on the use of data to improve student achievement, strengthen classroom […]
An orientation to school for all incoming kindergarten parents. At the Adult School Multi-purpose Room, 1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94701. Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6pm-8pm. For more information, call 510-883-5224. Kindergarten reunión de orientación, viernes, agosto 26th, 2011 6-8pm En la Escuela de Adultos Salón de usos múltiples, 1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, […]
This year’s Annual Black Family Reunion is on September 17th from 11am – 3pm at Rosa Parks Elementary School, 920 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94710. All are welcome! Click here for an informational flyer.
The Network for a Healthy California, a federal program, funds garden and cooking programs at 6 of our elementary schools, 2 middle schools, as well as the preschools, Berkeley High and B-Tech. At King Middle School, the venerable Edible Schoolyard has been providing garden and kitchen experience for students since 1995.