“Students Come First” in the Piedmont Schools. Educators work hard to provide all students with a comprehensive, rigorous and relevant K-12 curriculum. Parent participation in classrooms, on fieldtrips, on boards and committees is very high. Residents demonstrate their commitment to education in a variety of ways, but most importantly, through a parcel tax contributing approximately $9.0 million, nearly one third of the district budget, yearly.
Total number of people interviewed by our consultants: 146 in 40+ separate meetings over 4 days The breakout of stakeholder groups was as follows: Current School Board 5 Community Members 35 Parents 45 Students 6 PUSD Administration 12 Teachers 23 Support Staff 20 The total number of people who responded to the SURVEY: 482 The […]
It was an extremely active and productive week in the superintendent search. HYA partners, Bill Levinson and Barbara Young conducted interviews and hosted over 40 meetings with various school and community groups exploring key characteristics for the new superintendent as well as gathering input on the perceived qualities and challenges of the district. Thanks to […]
Following last year’s passage of Proposition 30, the State developed a new formula for allocating money to school districts. Starting in the 2014/15 school year, this new formula will stabilize education funding and reverse the cuts to education that started in 2008. The new funding rules require each school district to adopt a plan, called […]
The City of Piedmont and the Piedmont Unified School District are joining together to collect books for children who lack access to reading materials. The Book Drive is focused on books for children in Kindergarten through second grade, but books for students up to twelfth grade are welcome.
All parents are invited to the next PUSD Common Core Math Parent Education Night on Monday, Dec. 1st – 7:00pm-8:30pm in the Piedmont High School Student Center.
We are pleased to announce the official launch of Readmont 2015, Piedmont’s “one city, one book” project, now in its fifth year! All Piedmonters are encouraged to read The Smartest Kids in the World: and How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley.
The Instructional Calendar for the 2014-15 School Year was approved
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The District depends upon parents to work in partnership with the schools towards its mission to develop independent learners. The process of guiding, educating, and cultivating independent learners takes many years. Parents can help the schools in a great variety of ways. MORE »
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