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

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, 2015 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  

Steindorf  S.T.E.A.M. School Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Cambrian School District held a historical ground breaking ceremony on Thursday, August 20th 2015 to honor the reopening of Steindorf STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics) School (K-8), set to reopen August of 2016. Cambrian School District is excited to offer a school of choice for all of our students. We thank our community for supporting the passing of Measure I in 2014, which has made this all possible for our children. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

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

Welcome to 2016-17!

 Read Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews' message for the new school year in both English and Spanish

Save the date! Back to School Nights are just around the corner!

 Back to School Night is an excellent opportunity to build relationships with yours student's new teachers and get a sneak peek at what they'll be covering in the coming year. See below for your school's schedule and mark your calendar:
  • Steindorf STEAM School Back to School Night -- Wednesday, August 31; 6-7 p.m. Grades K-5  and 7:15-8:40 p.m. Grades 6-7 
  • All Elementary Schools (Bagby, Fammatre, Farnham & Sartorette) --  Wednesday, September 7; 6:30- 8 p.m.


Thank you for making the first Cambrian Schools 5K a success!

We were joined by over 800 runners and dozens of volunteers for an unforgettable morning of fun and wellness. Check out pictures from the event on our Facebook page!

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View the digital edition of the spring Cambrian Connection

Enjoy a look at the school year's highlights and plans for the future in our district newsletter, including student wellness, innovative classroom practices, the re-opening of Steindorf STEAM School and more! Click here for the full edition.

New enrollment opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year: Hurry while they last! 

Know a family that would love to join the Cambrian Community?
(Charter and Interdistrict Transfers) 

Students who live outside of the Cambrian School District boundaries have the opportunity to request to attend one of the four charter schools (Price, Fammatre, Farnham, and Sartorette) within the Cambrian School District. Limited spots are available in all grade levels. Learn more about what makes our district the best environment to explore infinite possibilities for learning, then visit our Enrollment Page to get started. If you have any questions in regards to the enrollment process please feel free to contact Carlena Grandey, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent at 408-377-2103 extension 103.

In The News

  • First Annual Cambrian Schools 5K a smashing success!

    THANK YOU to the more than 800 runners and dozens of volunteers who made the First Annual Cambrian Schools 5K a huge success! We had an awesome turnout, tons of fun, and can't wait to see you all again next year!

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  • Steindorf's First Day on the books!

    After much work and anticipation, Steindorf STEAM School at last opened its doors for its very first day of school! Students and parents spent the morning exploring the campus, meeting teachers, re-connecting with friends and making new ones. Have a great year, Steindorf Stampede!

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  • Cambrian Staff Kick Off 2016-17

    What goes into making a great first week of school? At Cambrian School District, the annual District Breakfast and Professional Development event is a big part of our new year. Staff return to catch up on their summer adventures, welcome new members to the team, and acknowledge the achievements of colleagues who are being recognized for professional milestones. The celebration is followed by a day of professional learning

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  • District officials celebrate Steindorf STEAM School

    District officials celebrated teachers' first few days on the Steindorf campus with a small ribbon cutting ceremony Monday evening, followed by a tour led by Principal Kristi Schiebert showcasing the school's innovative learning spaces.

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  • Welcome Mrs. Gioco and Mrs. Brown!

    Last night, the Board of Trustees officially appointed Mrs. Sara Brown as Price Middle School's new Assistant Principal, and Mrs. Natalie Gioco as Price's new Principal! Mrs. Gioco has over 19 years' experience in school administration and classroom teaching at the elementary, middle, high school and adult education level. Mrs. Brown also brings nearly two decades of experience in education to her new role, having served as guidance counselor for 1,480 students at Kennedy Middle School for the past twelve years and taught both elementary and middle grades prior to that. Please join us in welcoming these two outstanding leaders to Cambrian School District!

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  • Meet the Steindforf Stampede!

    Steindorf STEAM School's new logo and mascot, the Steindorf Stampede, was officially unveiled at last night's board meeting, presented by student artist Maggie Garcia and Principal Kristi Schwiebert. Dozens of students participated in a contest to design the new mascot, and Maggie's Stallion design tied with Christopher Fredrick's STEAM Knight. The two students collaborated with Price Art Teacher Carrie Lyons-Lao to create a design that merged both visions and exemplifies the spirit of the new school.

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  • Congrats, Mr. Johnson!

    Sartorette Elementary School Principal Scott Johnson received a commendation from Councilman Don Rocha honoring his many years of service to schools and the community at the most recent board meeting.

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  • Welcome Mujtaba Rauf, new Director of Informational Technology

    We are delighted to announce Mr. Mujtaba Rauf as Cambrian’s new Director of Informational Technology! Mr. Rauf has more than twelve years of experience in the IT industry and public school sector. For the past six years, he has worked in New Haven School District where his department supports 800+ staff members and 20,000 technology devices. Mujtabe also holds a BA and Master’s Degree in Computer Science. Please join us in welcoming him to the Cambrian SD community!

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  • And the Oscar goes to...

    Dozens of students, friends and family came out yesterday for the Cambrian Future Film Makers Festival at Ida Price Middle School, a showcase of student work created throughout the year in the Digital Drama class. The festival offered comedies, dramas, documentaries and even live singing performances! For a taste of the event, click through for a link to the festival trailer.

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  • Cambrian is alive with the sound of music!

    Cambrian's music programs wrapped up the year with a concerts designed to showcase the pieces students have been working to perfect all year. A full photo album is available on our Facebook page (click through for link).

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  • Cyndi Castro is Cambrian's Volunteer of the Year!

    Congratulations to Cambrian's ACSA Volunteer of the Year Cyndi Castro, who has distinguished herself as a true leader at Sartorette Elementary Schools by organizing major student and staff events, coordinating the production of the yearbook, and sharing her positive attitude with the entire school community!

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  • Staff Recognition Event Celebrates Cambrian's Finest

    Cambrian School District came together to recognize each school site's outstanding Classified and Certificated Employees of the Year, as well to give special thanks and recognition to those who will be retiring this year.

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