Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

As part of the Local Control Funding Formula, school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools are required to develop, adopt, and annually update a three-year Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP describes how the district will spend the funds and its goals for improving student outcomes.
 
Click here for more information about the Local Control Accountability Plan.
 
 

California State Standards

SBAC Student Score Report 2015-16 for Grades 3-8 were mailed out to families in the month of August.  To help you better understand the results of child's SBAC results please click here.
 
Implementing the California State Standards is a key component of Cambrian School District’s Strategic Plan.

Facilities Update

Thank you for your support of Measure I.  For regular updates regarding Measure I Facilities Improvement please visit our Measure I progress page. (click here)
 
 
 
 
Steindorf Aerial View: 8/16
 Steindorf Aerial View: August 2016
 
 
Steindorf Courtyard: 8/16 
Steindorf Courtyard: August 2016
 

First look at Bagby's Planned Multi-Use Room
Enjoy these artist's renderings of Bagby's soon-to-be multipurpose room. The space will be a state-of-the-art, flexible learning environment that will make an excellent addition to the campus.
Bagby concept art  

 
New Professional Development Center
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
At Cambrian, we are extremely intentional about providing the right context for learning.  This past month was the grand opening of our innovative high tech Professional Development Center, which will provide an optimal flexible learning environment for the work we do for our students.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 4, 2016 in honor of the official opening of the new Cambrian Professional Development Center (PDC) and Maintenance Shop.    Pictured from left to right: Patrick Maravelias – KPDC; Jarod Middleton – Board Clerk; Jeneva Sneed – Board Member; Carol Presunka – Board Member; Doron Aronson – Board President; Randy Scofield – Board Vice President; Dr. Carrie Andrews – Superintendent; Jason E. Vann – CFO; Bill Eagan – Director of Buildings and Grounds; Mark Finney – Sugimura Finney Architects.
PDC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  

Measure I Updates
Thank you for the passing of Measure I bond. Cambrian School District continues to benefit tremendously from this bond. Please take a moment to learn more about what has transpired in the District since the passing of the bond.  Please click here to read more community updates and information about Measure I

District Announcements

New CDE Data Dashboard Launched -- Find CSD Student Data Quickly and Easily

California is field testing a new website designed to help communities across the state access important information about K–12 districts and schools – including ours. Called the California School Dashboard (Coming March 2017), the site features easy-to-read reports on multiple measures of school success, including test scores, graduation rates, English learning progress and suspension rates. Watch the video above to learn about how to use this new tool while it is still being field-tested.

Please Note:

As you may know, the majority of our schools are structured as “dependent charter schools,” which allows us to welcome students from throughout our county, not just our district boundaries. The Dashboard currently lists all charter schools as separate entities, whether they are affiliated with a district or not. As a result, a search in the Dashboard for “Cambrian School District” only brings up information for Bagby Elementary. To see other school site information, simply use the search bar and enter the name of the site. (Note also that there is no data for Steindorf, as the school is in its first year of operation).


March 22, 2017, Special Board Meeting

Intradistrict Lottery Results and Waiting Lists
have been posted. Click here to view them.

 Visit Our Math Adoption Page

We've prepared a handy online resource to help you learn about our proposed new math curriculum, including an FAQ, links to preview materials and info about our Parent Info Night on April 11th. Once you've reviewed the materials, be sure to complete our Math Materials Feedback Form to share your thoughts! The adoption decision will be officially made at the April 20th board meeting.  

MEASURE I CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM
CITIZENS’ OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (COC) MEETING
Monday, March 20, 2017 


 
newsletter cover  
The new issue of the Cambrian Connection features profiles of exciting programs at each of our school sites, news about district-wide initiatives AND a special guest writer from Price Middle School! 


 2017-18 School Calendar Now Available! 


 Join Us As A Yard Duty Today

Love kids? Cambrian School District is looking for compassionate Yard Duties at all school sites. In addition to providing a safe learning environment for all students, Yard Duties have the opportunity to develop important relationships with children that can make a lasting impact. This part-time, flexible role is the perfect way to become more involved with Cambrian School District and give back to your community. For more information, simply stop by the front office of any Cambrian school, where staff can answer your questions and assist you with the application.  



In The News

  • Steindorf Math Stars Shine

    Congratulations to Steindorf math whizzes Johan Ko and Anna Figge, who took second place in a Middle School Leapfrog event against 25 other teams from throughout the county at West Valley College's Math Field Day! Steindorf also recently hosted a Math Kangaroo competition, in which 22 students in grades 1-7 demonstrated their keen mathematical skills!

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  • Price Students and Staff Burn Up the Court!

    The competition was fierce Friday at Price's annual Student/Staff Basketball Game. This beloved tradition pits kids against adults for a great cause -- the event raised nearly $1,000 to help defray the costs of participating in athletics for students in need!

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  • Board Passes Resolution Reaffirming Immigrant Students' Rights at School

    Last night, the board passed a resolution “Affirming Support of Equal Access to Education Regardless of Immigration Status at Schools.” The resolution reaffirms that CSD and the Board are committed to the success of all students irrespective of their immigration status or citizenship, and believe that our schools should be a welcoming place for all students and families. Click through for a link to the full text of the resolution.

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  • Sartorette Student Nabs First Place in Future Chefs Contest!

    Congratulations to Sartorette's Zoe Tang, whose Bundles of Joy recipe earned her FIRST PLACE at yesterday's Future Chefs contest! Her stuffed ham, egg and cheese croissant bowled judged over and would be a perfect addition to a brunch for Easter or other spring celebrations. Farnham's Sophia Dissly also took home fourth place for her Farfalle with Sweet Italian Sausage, Peas & Mushrooms, a quick and healthy weeknight supper! Congrats to both of these amazing culinary artists!

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  • Screenagers is a Smash At Cambrian

    Thank you to everyone who came out to our sold-out showing of Screenagers! We appreciated seeing entire families come out together and start important conversations about the role of technology in our lives -- especially for young people! We're looking into booking a second screening for those who weren't able to make it, so watch this space for updates!

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  • Cambrian Community Building New Strategic Plan

    Today parents and students joined staff from throughout the district to develop our big strategic planning goals and objectives for the coming year and into the future. This, coupled with our LCAP process, drives our growth and priorities as we move forward together as a school community. If you haven't already, take our LCAP survey and make sure your voice is a part of this important conversation -- the survey closes this Friday! Click through for links!

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  • Steindorf is for the Birds!

    Steindorf Fourth Graders partnered with the Wildlife Associates and, through sustained inquiry, hands-on experiences, and in-depth research, have learned about wind turbines and their harmful effects on local birds of prey. Today they presented their final bird-friendly wind turbine prototypes to the community and their mentors from the Wildlife Associates. Suggestions included turbines with horizontal blades, lights, and even turbines designed to look like giant purple flowers(purple repels insects, a bird food source)! Congratulations to the students and thanks to the Wildlife Associates for making this possible!

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  • Crossing Guards Honored at March Recognition Ceremony

    We were thrilled to have some very special guests at last night's board meeting! We honored longtime volunteers Sheila Irish and Amy Tchoi with Good Apples, as well as a fantastic Student of the Month cohort. In addition, we were delighted to honor 20 city crossing guards who work tirelessly to keep our students safe on their journey to and from school each day -- so many that we couldn't even fit them all in one photo! CLICK THROUGH FOR FULL STORY.

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  • Welcome Jim Hansen, Director of Buildings and Grounds!

    We are pleased to introduce our new Director of Buildings and Grounds, Jim Hansen! He comes to Cambrian with 30 years of commercial and residential construction and maintenance experience. For the past 18 years he has worked in Mountain View Whisman School District, where he most recently held the position of Lead General Maintenance Worker and Interim Director. Please join us in giving him a warm welcome to the district!

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  • Cambrian Joins My Name, My Identity Campaign

    At the Thursday, Feb. 16 board meeting, Trustees adopted a resolution supporting the My Name, My Identity program, joining 682 other districts across the nation in promising to build a culture of respect in which students and staff from all cultures can expect to have their name celebrated and pronounced correctly. Cambrian residents are invited to join by visiting mynamemyidentity.org and taking the pledge!

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  • Bagby Families "Do Good Together"

    Bagby students in grades K-2 along with their families came together to spread the love throughout our community Monday night, just in time for Valentine's Day! All told, participants decorated 35 flower pots for Meals on Wheels Clients via The Health Trust; filled a large box full of tissue paper “thank you" flowers for families adopting shelter pets from the Humane Society Silicon Valley; made dozens handmade valentines for pen pals abroad via Kids Send the World; and created a beautiful Kindness Quilt. Bagby's next DGT event will be held in the spring for students in upper grades.

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  • Stellar students and volunteers honored at February Recognition Ceremony

    Meet your Good Apples and Students of the Month for February! Sartorette and Bagby recognized longtime volunteers (and former educators, all!) Bob and Fran Cole and Diane Kellogg (not pictured). Students of the Month: Lily Pratt, Grade 5; Bagby Cecile Giguere, Grade 4; Fammatre Adeline Lai, Grade 5, Farnham Shelby Irwin, Grade 4; Sartorette Jacob Buckman 8th) & Seanna Robles (7th); Price Ronin Richman, Grade 7; Steindorf

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