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California Schools to Watch is a statewide program implemented by the California League
of Educators, California Department of Education, California Middle Grades Alliance, National Forum, and the California Schools to Watch model schools.
Alpha: Cornerstone Academy Preparatory

Designated 2023

Santa Clara County Office of Education

Santa Clara County

Fallon Housman, Principal

1598 Lucretia Ave, San Jose, CA 95122

(408) 361-3876

School Characteristics

Enrollment: 521. Grade Levels: TK-8.

School Demographics

1.7% African American; 54.4% Asian; 6.5% Filipino; 31.3% Hispanic or Latino; 2.3% White.

Replicable Practices

  • Targeted literacy & math interventions built into the daily schedule

  • Elective choices include intramurals on minimum days

  • MTSS: Five academic interventionists support students per quarterly data

  • Three assistant principals serve as instructional coaches, meet with teachers twice a week

  • Daily professional development each morning (PBIS, MTSS, DEI, culture)

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