Sunol Glen School, located in Sunol (CA), is a public K-8 school. We are a unique school in that we are a one-school, school-district. Our staff prides itself on utilizing the latest technology, best teaching practices, and optimum learning environment for all students. As a small rural school, we depend on inter-district transfers and families to choose us from nearby communities.
A part of our school's appeal to our neighbors is our ability to maintain small class sizes; include enriching curriculum in Art, Music and Band; and up-to-date skills in Keyboarding, Computers, and Technology.
To avoid two main issues that most other schools struggle with – transient enrollment and limited technology/technology awareness – our staff has developed two signature practices :
SIGNATURE PRACTICE 1:
Multi-Age Classrooms & Programs
Students are placed in multi-age classrooms and work as a team. Age is unimportant; skill and need drive the classroom and learning. Students work in centers or with partners and build upon past knowledge at a level that is appropriate, regardless of age.
SIGNATURE PRACTICE 2:
Technology Embedded Throughout Our Curriculum We currently have a fully utilized computer classroom with 34 workstations and five laptop carts on campus that are shared between classroom pairs. We are a Google Apps For Education site and working to embed technology into our classrooms in all subject matter.
To facilitate Distance Learning, Sunol Glen Unified School District has provided Chromebooks to its students as needed; the photo below shows a picture of our tech team working at the second drive-through distribution that helped connect students to devices.