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Franklin-McKinley School District
645 Wool Creek Dr.
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 283-6000
Fax: (408) 283-6022

Elementary Schools

Dahl Logo
3200 Water Street
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-6th Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5650
Fax: (408) 363-5669
 
About Dahl
Captain Jason M. Dahl Elementary School is a Transitional Kindergarten-6th grade school located in East San Jose. We proudly serve approximately 540 students. Dahl school first opened in 1955 under the name of Hillsdale. The school was renamed in 2002 after a former student at Hillsdale, Captain Jason M. Dahl, who was a pilot on September 11, 2001 of United Airlines Flight #93. Dahl staff works very hard to keep his legacy as a hero alive by emphasizing with students the need for positive character traits, such as diligence, perseverance, honesty, respect and responsibility.
 
The school implements the Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) program in grades Kindergarten through 3rd, which is a comprehensive model of enriched language and literacy education designed for English language learners.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://dahl.fmsd.org/
Franklin Logo
420 Tully Road
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: Kindergarten-6th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6375
Fax: (408) 283-6060
 
About Franklin
Franklin School serves over 600 elementary students in grade levels Kindergarten (K) to 6th grade. Franklin School is committed to learning as a lifelong process, and student growth is attainable through the full partnership of staff, students, parents, and the community working together for the success of our youth.
Franklin School is the flagship school of the Franklin-McKinley School District and offers state-of-the-art facilities for students to learn and thrive. With recently renovated play structures, multi-purpose rooms, classrooms, and much more, students and families benefit from the modernization of Franklin School.
 
Franklin Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Safety
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://franklin.fmsd.org/
Hellyer Logo
725 Hellyer Avenue
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-6th Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5750
Fax: (408) 363-5761
 
About Hellyer
Hellyer’s School vision is “To prepare all students to successfully continue their education.” The school-wide theme is, “We will go to College!” We believe that the foundation for college begins at the elementary level. Expectations for students and staff are high and teachers focus on the Common Core Standards.
 
G.W. Hellyer’s strives to create a technology-rich learning environment that prepares each child to be resourceful, resilient and innovative. Hellyer is a place that empowers all learners to see themselves as community advocates and agents of change, who can positively impact their community. Hellyer School is also a place where all are welcome.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://hellyer.fmsd.org/
Kennedy Logo
1602 Lucretia Avenue
San Jose, CA 95122
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-6th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6325
Fax: (408) 283-6337
 
About Kennedy
Kennedy (Robert F.) School serves over 420 elementary students in grade levels Transitional Kindergarten (TK) to 6th grade. Our mission at Kennedy School is to prepare our students for professions in Silicon Valley in science, engineering, technology and math. We are proud that our teachers have embraced the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) focus with a high level of success.

All Kennedy School students apply the concepts of math and science in real life situations through labs and projects offered by the Tech Museum. Technology partners from San Jose State University and Santa Clara University work with teachers of students and teachers as mentors and coaches.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://kennedy.fmsd.org/
Lairon Logo
3975 Mira Loma Way
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: 4th-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5775
Fax: (408) 363-5642
 
About Lairon
Lairon College Preparatory Academy is a 4th-8th grade school located in the Seven Trees Community of
San Jose. We serve approximately 360 students. We pride ourselves in being a small school, able to give personalized attention to our students. We celebrate the diversity of our students by integrating the latest
culturally responsive practices in the classroom.
 
Lairon College Preparatory Academy is a Tech Academy of Innovation School that has established a
model STEAM program to nurture the next generation of Silicon Valley innovators. Our teachers have received over 100 hours of cross-curricular professional development that help educators bring engineering design into their classrooms in ways that support Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://lairon.fmsd.org/
Los Arboles Logo
455 Los Arboles St.
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-3rd Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5675
Fax: (408) 363-5641
 
About Los Arboles
Our school is nestled in beautiful Silicon Valley in the Seven Trees Neighborhood. It serves students
from Transitional Kindergarten to Third Grade. Los Arboles Literacy & Technology Academy strives to provide a nurturing school wide environment where all students, parents, visitors and staff members are valued and welcomed.

At Los Arboles, all students will be exposed to a rigorous curriculum focusing on critical thinking and problem solving. Our school has implemented the Sobrato Early Academic Language program which is a comprehensive model of enriched language and literacy education designed for English language learners.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://losarboles.fmsd.org/
McKinley Logo
651 Macredes Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116
Grade Level: Kindergarten- 6th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6350
Fax: (408) 283-6355
 
About McKinley
McKinley Elementary School is a Kindergarten-6th grade school located in East San Jose. We serve
approximately 350 students. We pride ourselves in being a small school, able to give personalized attention to our students. We celebrate the diversity of our students by integrating the latest culturally responsive practices in the classroom. McKinley Elementary School uses iPads to transform classrooms into technologically rich and highly engaging learning environments.
 
Our school has implemented the Sobrato Early Academic Language program which is a comprehensive model of enriched language and literacy education designed for English language learners.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://mckinley.fmsd.org/
Meadows LogoCalifornia Distinguished School
1250 Taper Lane
San Jose, CA 95122
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten- 6th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6300
Fax: (408) 283-6061
 
About Meadows
This mission of Meadows (Jeanne R.) Elementary School is to prepare students for careers of the future in a personalized learning environment that fosters 21st Century Skills such as collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, curiosity, and continuous improvement. In addition, students will be able to regulate emotions, set and achieve goals, show empathy for others and cultivate positive relationships. Students will be empowered to grow socially and academically to overcome adversity and achieve equitable outcomes. Meadows Elementary School serves students from Transitional Kindergarten to 6th grade.
 
Meadows School focuses on helping students become responsible global citizens:
  • By building an inclusive environment through explicit instruction on diversity, empathy and kindness.
  • By helping students understand how to make positive choices and to accept responsibility for their actions.
  • By promoting student involvement in making decisions about the school environment.
  • By celebrating our diversity and understanding the value of blending everyone's strengths for the benefit of the group.
  • By empowering students to solve problems in positive ways and to discover alternative solutions in problem situations.
  • By challenging students to grow socially and academically by learning to set and monitor individual goals.
As a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) school, we believe in giving students the experiences that will allow for them to be competitive and marketable in their future.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://meadows.fmsd.org/
Ramblewood LogoCalifornia Distinguished School
1351 Lightland Road
San Jose, CA 95121
Grade Level: Kindergarten- 6th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6275
Fax: (408) 283-6217
 
About Ramblewood
Ramblewood Elementary serves over 340 elementary students in grade levels Kindergarten to 6th grade. Academic success and achievement of all students is our driving mission at Ramblewood Elementary. We believe that all of our students deserve a high quality education, and work tirelessly to ensure that we provide a learning environment that meets the needs of all children.

Our school has implemented a School House System to promote socialization, camaraderie and identity. It creates a smaller community for students to socialize with others in Kindergarten through Sixth grade through House Meetings once a month.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://ramblewood.fmsd.org/
Santee Logo
1313 Audubon Drive
San Jose, CA 95121
Grade Level: Kindergarten- 6th Grade
Phone: (408)283-6450
Fax: (408)283-6062
 
About Santee
Santee Elementary School is a Kindergarten-6th grade school located in East San Jose. Academic success and achievement of all students is our driving mission at Santee School. We believe that all of our students deserve a high quality education, and work tirelessly to ensure that we provide a learning environment that meets the needs of all children.
 
Our school has implemented the Sobrato Early Academic Language program which is a comprehensive model of enriched language and literacy education designed for English language learners. Santee
School is a proud recipient of an Apple grant through the White House ConnectEd initiative that
gives students access to the latest technology and powerful learning tools for a deeper exploration and
Creativity.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://santee.fmsd.org/
Shirakawa School Logo
665 Wool Creek Drive
San Jose, CA 95112
Grade Level: Kindergarten-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 938-3200
Fax: (408) 938-3260
 
About Shirakawa 
George Shirakawa Sr. School is located across from the District offices, in the central part of the Franklin-McKinley School District. We serve a student population that is approximately 45% Hispanic or Latino, 42% Asian, 6% White and 7% other. As of September 2019, 62% of all students participate in the free/reduced lunch program.

Shirakawa’s teachers are committed to meeting the instructional needs of all students by using a data-driven, school-wide system for increasing student learning, improving instructional and management processes, and increasing the satisfaction of all stakeholders – students, parents, staff and community.

We offer a coordinated instructional program for all grade levels. All students learn and build on basic skills and concepts through a rich and engaging curriculum. Teachers meet regularly for grade-level planning and curriculum mapping. Teachers at Shirakawa School are currently focused on perfecting the use of progressive and innovative instructional strategies that will fully engage students in a highly interactive academic experience.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://shirakawa.fmsd.org/
Stonegate School Logo
2605 Gassman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95121
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5626
Fax: (408) 363-5631
 
About Stonegate
Stonegate School is a California Gold Ribbon School and a Federal Title I Academic Achievement School. We pride ourselves on guiding our students into high levels of learning while also training the whole child. We welcome you to our Stonegate Community. You are in the right place!
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://stonegate.fmsd.org/
Windmill Springs logo
2880 Aetna Way
San Jose, CA 95121
Grade Level: Transitional Kindergarten-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 363-5600
Fax: (408) 363-5606
 
About Windmill Springs
Windmill Springs is a school rich in heritage and community pride, serving about 450 diverse students in grades TK through 8. We believe all students are leaders of their future and work to supporting them in finding their genius. Change starts with ourselves so we reflect on what is in our circle of control and how we can move our vision.
 
Windmill Springs's Mission Statement
Windmill Springs is a safe community where everyone explores, imagines, and grows to become compassionate, extraordinary leaders.
 
As a Leader In Me school, we are working to create empowered students who are leaders of their own learning. We model and teach the 7 habits daily.
 
1-Be Proactive
2-Begin with the End in Mind
3-Put First Things First
4-Think Win-Win
5-Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
6-Synergize
7-Sharpen the Saw
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://windmillsprings.fmsd.org/

Middle Schools

Bridges Academy Logo

1702 McLaughlin Ave
San Jose, CA 95122
Grade Level: 7th-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 283-6400
Fax: (408) 283-6419

About Bridges

BRIDGES ACADEMY is a New Tech Network school which implements a rigorous common core aligned curriculum and uses project-based learning to create relevancy for all students. Our humanities courses are co-taught, one-to-one technology is employed, and project based learning connects students to their community. Bridges Academy focuses on building 21st century skills with students so they can be successful in a rapidly changing world.

Bridges Academy implements restorative justice which empowers students to resolve conflicts on their own and in small groups.Essentially,the idea is to bring students together in peer mediated small groups to talk,
ask questions,and air their grievances. Restorative justice has lead to a decrease in suspensions and consistently high attendance for Bridges Academy.

Visit our website here for more information: https://bridges.fmsd.org/

CCA Logo

1855 Lucretia Ave.
San Jose, CA 95122
Grade Level: 7th-8th Grade
Phone: (408) 347-4827
Fax: (408) 347-4745

About CCA

The College Connection Academy is an unprecedented award-winning collaborative effort among the Franklin-McKinley School District, East Side Union High School District, Evergreen Valley College, and San Jose State University. Our goal is to elevate, inspire and support students to become highly successful in college. The result of the collaborative undertaking was the opening of the College Connection Academy (CCA), a 7-12 program housed on the Yerba Buena High School site and at Evergreen Community College. The four academic partners have combined and integrated their resources to make the Academy successful.

Visit our website here for more information: https://cca.fmsd.org/

Sylvandale Logo
653 Sylvandale Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
Grade Level: 7th - 8th
Phone: (408) 363-5700
Fax: (408) 363-5649
 
About Sylvandale
Sylvandale Middle School is rich in tradition and school culture dating back years as our former students are sending their children to the same school and sharing the fond memories of school performances, sports games, school dances, community awards and more. Sylvandale Middle School is dedicated to not only ensuring that our students have a rich and rigorous academic program but also grow socially and emotionally as they promote onto high school and beyond. This is established in a caring and nurturing school where students are taught self- advocacy skills and resiliency.
 
Students who attend Sylvandale Middle School are afforded many opportunities for academic, technological, artistic, and social skills growth. The Career Academies at Sylvandale Middle School are small learning communities offering a pre-college preparatory curriculum with a focus on health, information technology, and humanities. Within each Academy, students complete a traditional course of work and participate in a variety of enrichment activities, gaining skills as well as exposure to a variety of career opportunities. Highly qualified teachers from different subjects work closely together, creating a challenging and engaging environment where close student-teacher relationships are formed.
 
Visit our website here for more information: https://sylvandale.fmsd.org/