There were 6113 UNEXCUSED absences in 2018-2019, costing the district: $271,234 Besides revenue, students miss out on the learning that takes place in the classroom. It takes at least two days to catch up for every one day of school missed.
Our fundamental purpose is to educate young people with the highest possible quality instruction; to nurture students' intellectual, physical, and social growth, helping each to achieve to his/her highest potential.
We provide a multi-tiered system of academic supports, interventions, and enrichments to students that include after and during school programs. We offer parents meaningfully ways to be involved with the education of their children.
We strive to ensure a safe environment for all students that nurtures each child's social and emotional development.
Bennett Valley Union School District serves students from preschool to grade six in its two schools, Strawberry and Yulupa. The district's schools are located in Southeast Santa Rosa in quiet, residential neighborhoods combining the best of rural and suburban settings. The Bennett Valley Union School District is a school community where the state of the arts in teaching and learning meld with the past, teaching children of their roots, while providing them wings for tomorrow. Within a learning climate that encourages innovation and creativity, children are nurtured to learn a broad-based academic and extended curriculum necessary for their continuing education and future success. Parent involvement, a hallmark of our district, is vitally important to our overall educational program. Parents and educators work together in an ever-evolving partnership for the children of Bennett Valley.
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The Bennett Valley Union School District is committed to having an inclusive environment and does not permit discrimination of any one. Please click HERE to view our Title IX Non-Descrimination Policy.
Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021
Yulupa offers a series of activities and events that are designed to facilitate the Kindergarten and Kinder Bridge registration process and to provide information and guidance regarding our program. We encourage you to read this information thoroughly and to participate in as many of these events as possible. We invite you to also browse our district website at www.bvusd.org. Click on Yulupa School and then Kindergarten Information & Kinder Bridge (a two year K program for younger students born after Sept 1) for relevant details. On the site, you will find a wealth of information regarding our school. Should you have further questions or comments do not hesitate to contact Kelly Kind, school office manager, or
John Eberly, Principal.
Prior to our registration dates pick up registration packets in the school office or print out this packet and complete. Parents needing an interdistrict transfer must apply at their district of residence prior to registration. You may begin this process on January 6th.
Registration Dates & Times: Tuesday, February 4th, 7:00-11:00 A.M. & 3:30-7:00 P.M. and Wednesday, February 5th, 7:00-11:00 A.M. only. Location: Yulupa School Multipurpose Room
New Family Information & Campus Tour Dates:
Principal Eberly will be hosting discussions and tours for parents in our Computer Lab. Adults only, please. All tours start promptly at 3:15 PM in the computer lab and last about 1 hour: November 13th, December 17th, January 22nd, February 11th, February 18th, March 5th, and April 2nd.