Clubs: LEGO Club, Drama Club, Glee Club and Running Club
Special programs: Before school tutoring by Sacramento State; English Language Arts Intervention Program (grades K-3)
After-school program: START; Children’s Center
Staff collaborates on a regular basis to review data to help guide daily instruction. By effectively utilizing paraprofessionals and resource teachers, we provide leveled intervention in English-language arts for all students during the school day. In addition, students are served by our emerging GATE cluster model and a variety of Special Education classes on campus. We have a state of the art computer lab, an active drama club, fun filled and educational field trips and exciting assemblies such as “Fantasy Theater,” which exposes all students to the arts and music.
James Marshall Elementary School marched in the Rosemont High School Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 5. They received an award for having the catchiest chants! Not only were they loud, they had a great time!
Students at James Marshall Elementary School are gearing up for STAR testing with weekly motivational activities. The first activity was “Twist and Shout for the STAR Test.” Students from first through sixth grade participated. Prizes were given to winners of each class that were able to Hula Hoop the longest. This week, the students will “Soaring High on the STAR” with a paper airplane throwing contest. The final activity will be “Get Ready to Bubble on the STAR Test” with a bubble gum blowing contest to stress the importance of doing your best regardless of what the task may be!
Sharon Williams, or “Captain Sharon,” has volunteered at James Marshall Elementary School three days a week for the past few years. She works with RSP students every Tuesday and Thursday and with second-graders every Friday. She also stays after school on all three days to volunteer in START where she has been assigned students to work with one-on-one based on their individual needs.
Says Principal Marla VanLaningham: “Sharon is able to explain academic concepts in a student-friendly manner.”
SCUSD provides part day State funded preschool for eligible parents. The family monthly income must be under a certain amount.
If you would like to enroll in the State Preschool program please contact one of our two registration center Hiram Johnson Family Education Center, 3535 65th Street, (916) 277-7151;or Capital City Child Development Center, 7220 24th Street, (916) 433-2736.
SCUSD provides full day free or reduced State/Head Start funded child care for eligible parents.
A parent working, going to school or actively seeking work qualifies for free or reduced State funded child care by being income eligible. The family monthly income must be under a certain amount. The lowest income is given highest priority.
Elementary, middle, and high school students are assigned to a designated neighborhood school based on where the student lives, as long as the school offers the services the student needs. Each neighborhood school has a defined geographic boundary and is intended to serve the students who live within that geographic boundary.
Go to our Attendance Area page for more information about school boundaries, attendance maps and our neighborhood school locator.
During the course of any given year, the Child Development program provides early care and education to approximately 3,000 children ages 0-12. Children served include typically developing infants, toddlers and preschoolers and those with disabilities.
Parents are afforded a variety of program options and approaches, including center-based and home-based services, full-day/part-day preschool, infant/toddler playgroups and before/after school-age care.