School Experience Survey

School Experience Survey LogoThe School Experience Survey is vital to capture your feedback and will make a notable difference in how our school is ranked compared to other CA schools.

The School Experience Survey is part of the LAUSD Performance Meter as well as federal accountability. For school rankings, what has been previously known as a school’s API has been replaced with a “SQII” (School Quality Improvement Index.) 40% of SQII formula for ranking includes participation with this survey and 60% is dependent on standardized assessments for grades 3-5.

The higher our percentage of respondents, the higher SQII we receive, the better our ranking!

Please complete the paper survey sent home and return the survey to your child’s teacher or the main office no later than February 11, 2016. If you prefer, you may take the parent survey online and enter the survey code number printed on the letter included with your survey.

We value your feedback and hope you take a few minutes to complete the survey. If you have questions you may contact Mrs. Robertson at 310-397-4234 or contact the School Report Card team at 213-241-5600 or Thank you !!

LAUSD School Experience Survey

Ballet Tickets for The Nutcracker

Los-Angeles-Ballet-Nutcracker-PerformanceThe Los Angeles Ballet, through their partnership with Beyond the Bell, have generously sponsored ballet tickets for The Nutcracker ballet for Short Avenue Elementary.  Families may RSVP in the front office from Mrs. Lares (310.397.4234). Tickets are limited.

The performance is Saturday, December 19 at 1:00pm in Royce Hall at UCLA. Royce Hall is located at 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Remember to allow additional time to park. Find directions to Royce Hall here.

We are grateful to the Los Angeles Ballet and Beyond the Bell for their generosity.

Winternational Holiday Celebration & More

WinternationalHoliday festivities abound the last week before winter break, beginning with a Holiday Shopping Boutique for Students from December 14-17 at recess and lunch in room 15.  Families and friends will be entertained with seasonal favorites at our  Winter Holiday musical perfomance on the play yard at 9am, Tuesday December 15.

Join us for our first Winternational Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 17 after school in the kinder courtyard.  Highlighting December holidays from around the world, we will have music, crafts and merriment, along with traditional holiday foods and beverages so kindly donated by our families and a $50 Visa gift card raffle.

Don’t forget to pre-order your tamales by Friday, December 11.  200 sold out in 15 minutes at our last event.

We will also be displaying our first Gingerbread Village with student designed Gingerbread Houses. Submissions earn one free raffle ticket to win a $50 Visa gift card.

Now there are THREE ways to get a raffle ticket for a $50 Visa gift card:VISA_Gift_Card

  1. Submit a Gingerbread House. (Be sure to include a card with student name and grade)
  2. Download Shoparoo and snap 6+ receipts.
  3. Buy one ticket for $2 or even better, buy six tickets for $10. (That’s one free raffle ticket!)

Holiday Boutique

Gingerbread Village Exhibition

As part of our Winternational Holiday Celebration we will  be displaying our first Gingerbread Village with student designed Gingerbread Houses. Every student house will earn one entry into the $50 Visa gift card raffle.

Houses are to be brought to room 15 the day of the event for student viewing, then they will be exhibited at the Winternational Celebration and taken home after the event.  See the flyer for details.Gingerbread Village Flier3 WEBGingerbread Village flier SPANISH WEB

Show your Short Avenue Gratitude

Take a moment and express why you are grateful for our dear, sweet little school, whether it is a teacher, a staff member, a student, a parent or the crossing guard, we’d love to hear it…..and we may even win $250.

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​​Give thanks and give back. Now through December 11th, when you write a gratitude review for Short Avenue Elementary School, Great Schools will enter you — and Short Avenue Elementary School — to win!

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