Graduation workshop for English learners, families Oct. 20

Posted: Tuesday, September 27th 2016


San Diego Unified is committed to helping all students graduate with the skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century.

As part of this effort, the district is partnering with America’s Promise Alliance to host GradNation Summit, a half-day workshop for English learners and their families. The goal is to connect students and families with community based organizations, nonprofits, businesses, communities, educators and policymakers to establish a strong and effective partnership alliance to engage in actions to promote graduation for all. 

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2017-18 School Choice applications to be accepted Oct. 3 – Nov. 14

Posted: Friday, September 23rd 2016


The School Choice Application period for the 2017-18 school year opens on Oct. 3, 2016 and will close on Nov. 14, 2016. This is a change from prior years in order to align the district's application window with neighboring school districts, and thus simplify the placement process for schools and families.

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Supt. Cindy Marten talks back to school, shares tips for engaging children in conversation

Posted: Sunday, September 4th 2016


Superintendent Cindy Marten appeared on KUSI's San Diego People to discuss Back to School. Topics for discussion included the district's new Preschool for All initiative, increased funding for the visual and performing arts, the importance of vaccinations and how to engage your children in productive dialogue. Take a look at some great questions to ask your children and see what important steps parents need to take to make conversation even more productive in this article from Supt.

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NEWS RELEASE: 2016-17 School Year Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st 2016


San Diego Unified is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the district/agency’s central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party on request.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2nd Annual San Diego Unified School Police “True Blue Buddies” Yearlong Mentorship Program Kicks-Off with Back-to-School Shopping Spree

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th 2016


2nd Annual San Diego Unified School Police "True Blue Buddies" Yearlong Mentorship Program Kicks-Off with Back-to-School Shopping Spree

WHAT: The second annual San Diego Unified School District Police Department True Blue Buddies event will pair 30 deserving students from Porter Elementary School with San Diego Unified School Police Officers for a $100 back-to-school shopping spree at Target.

WHEN: Monday, August 22, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Porter Elementary School, 4800 "T" St., San Diego (92113)

Target College Grove, 3424 College Ave., San Diego (92115)

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New principals appointed Aug. 17

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th 2016


San Diego Unified will be welcoming a number of new faces to its leadership team for the 2016-17 school year. The following individuals have been appointed as principals for the next school year. Learn more about them in their biographies listed below.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Summer Commencement Ceremony to Recognize Class of 2016 Graduates

Posted: Friday, August 5th 2016


Media Advisory from the San Diego Unified School District, Aug. 3, 2016                
                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Summer Commencement Ceremony to Recognize Class of 2016 Graduates

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