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     If you would like to enroll your student in Carmen Dragon, please stop by the Main Office and pick up a Registration Packet. If the office is closed, packets may be obtained from the District Offices located at 510 "G" St., Antioch (925-779-7500). You will need your student's birth certificate, immunization record, and two proofs of residence (lease/rental agreement, utility bills, tax statement, mortgage statement, etc.).  You will be asked for a picture ID to confirm identification.

     If you are outside of our school's boundaries, you may apply for an intra-district transfer. Please go to your home school to start the process.

     If you live outside of Antioch, you will need an inter-district transfer. Please do the following: 1) go to your home district and get a release.”  2) Go to the District Office located at 510 “G” St. , Antioch (925-779-7500) to obtain an “approval. 3) Come to Carmen Dragon with the approval and enroll per the directions above. 

 

Welcome to Carmen Dragon Elementary School

     Carmen Dragon Elementary School is a beautiful, newer facility located in southeast Antioch between Hillcrest Avenue and Vista Grande Drive. Our school is currently home to approximately 500 students. Our families live and work in the surrounding areas and represent a wide variety of cultures and traditions. We are extremely proud of the teaching and support staff at Carmen Dragon and are committed to providing our students with as many tools as possible to prepare them for a successful future.

Emergency Preparedness

Be Ready in a Flash Create a Survival Flash Drive

If there were a fire, flood, or other disaster that destroyed your home, where would your important documents such as birth certificate, passport, deed, licenses, permits, etc. be? Protect yourself by scanning all your important documents and storing them on a Survival Flash Drive. Click for more information.

Parent Guide for School Emergencies

What you need to know to be prepared for a school emergency.

Click for English and español.

Earthquake Preparedness

Are you prepared for an earthquake ?

Do you have an earthquake supplies kit ?

Keep a clothes bin accessible and ready.

 

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

CURRICULUM PREVIEW

As you may be aware, California –along with 45 other states, has adopted new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English Language Arts and mathematics. Students will be assessed on the CCSS beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. AUSD will transition grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd to the CCSS beginning in the 2013-14 school year as these grades are not part of the current State Testing and Reporting (STAR) program.  This transition will require new English Language Arts curriculum as the current adopted materials are not aligned to the CCSS. These materials are available for preview on May 7th from 3:30 – 5:30 pm in the AUSD Board Room located at 510 G. Street. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you might have regarding the new materials.

Early Release and Minimum Day Schedule

Holidays and Special Events

EVERY WEDNESDAY, INCLUDING THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14TH, WILL BE AN EARLY DISMISSAL

Grades 1-3 released at 1:10

Grades K,4,5 released at 1:15

Thursday ...more

At Carmen Dragon, we wear uniforms!

Students wear the following uniform colors while at school.

TOPS:

Solid White or Navy Blue collard shirt (Polo, turtleneck, or button, long or short sleeve).

Any CDE logo shirt

Undershirts or ...more

En Carmen Dragon Usamos Uniforme!

Los estudiantes pueden usar los siguientes colores de uniforme en la escuela.

Camisa/Blusa:

Blanca, camisa de collar Azul Marino (Polo, cuello de tortuga, o botones, (de manga corta o larga).

Cua ...more

Standards-Based Report Card

The Standards-Based Report Card reflects the Antioch Unified School District’s commitment to provide the best information possible to parents regarding student learning. This guide provides an overview of what is included in the Standards-Based Report Card, explains the rubric for grading students, and answers frequently asked questions. The California Department of Education outlines the educational standards in the California State Curriculum Frameworks. The Frameworks contain standards for each grade level in each curricular area. Each standard may include many learning objectives that outline what each student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade level. Teachers use a variety of formal and informal assessments, students work, and daily observation of student performance when reporting student progress. The Standards-Based Report Card is designed to provide accurate, concise, and consistent communication of student performance and growth over time. We hope the Standards-Based Report Card is a useful tool that enhances school and home ommunication, and that it provides the basis for ongoing dialogue to support each student’s success.

Reporte de Calificaciones Basado en los Estandares

El Reporte de Calificaciones basado en los Estándares refleja el compromiso del Distrito Unificado Escolar de Antioch de proveer la mejor información posible a los padres sobre el aprendizaje de los alumnos. Esta guía provee una visión general de lo que está incluido en el Reporte de Calificaciones, explica las puntuaciones para calificar a los estudiantes y responde a preguntas frecuentes.

Report Card Parent Handbooks

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Contact Information

Scott Bergerhouse ,Principal

Kathleen Brinkerhoff ,Admin. Assistant

925.776.4760 Phone

Calendar of Events

August 14  First Day of School

August 22  Back To School Night

August 23  EARLY RELEASE 11:15/11:20

September 2  Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

September 17  Fall Picture Day

October 14 NO SCHOOL

November 1  Staff Development Day - NO SCHOOL for Students

November 4-8 EARLY RELEASE 11:15/11:20 (Conference Week)

November 11  Veteran's Day Holiday

November 12  Make-up Picture Day (RESCHEDULED)

November 25-29  Thanksgiving Break

December 23-January 3  Winter Break

January 20  Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance - NO SCHOOL

February 10 Lincoln's Birthday - NO SCHOOL

February 17 President's Day - NO SCHOOL

February 24-28  EARLY RELEASE 11:15/11:20 (Conference Week)

March 11  Spring Picture Day (Free Dress)

March 14  NO SCHOOL - Staff Development Day

March 31  NO SCHOOL

April 14 -April 21  SPRING BREAK

May 15  Open House 6:30

May 16  EARLY RELEASE 11:15/11:20

May 26  NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

June 2-4  EARLY RELEASE 11:15/11:20

June 4  LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Bell - 2 - Bell

At Carmen Dragon Elementary, 

scholars are expected be in school

EVERYDAY - ALL DAY - ON TIME.

Excellent attendance is directly related to academic success.  

Teachers are delivering lessons on a daily basis that are

linked to the California Standards and Benchmarks. 

When students are absent, they miss out on valuable instruction. 

The guidance of a teacher cannot be duplicated in a

textbook or worksheet.

5 Minutes DOES Matter!

Did you know that if your child misses an average of

just five (5) minutes of school every day

 (either in the morning or afternoon)

That s/he has missed 

900 minutes or  15 hours or 

2.3 days of school?

(10 min. = 4.6 days,   15 min. = 6.9 days,  

20 min. = 9.2 days)

 

Truancy Matters!

 Research has shown that

truancy does matter.

Did you know???

     80% of state prisoners are high school dropouts & 78% committed truancy as a first time crime

     57% of violent crimes committed by juveniles occur during school hours (while they are truant)

     Middle school truant students are three times more likely to join gangs

     In Contra Costa County, a 10% increase in graduation rates could prevent 10 murders and 770 aggravated assaults (annually)

     High school dropouts are 3 ½  times more likely to be arrested than high school graduates

     High school dropouts are eight times more likely to spend time in jail or prison than high school graduates

     High school graduates earn on average $290,000 more than high school drop outs over their lifetimes

     CA spends $12 billion a year in crime costs alone as a result to high school dropouts

     High school dropouts are 2 ½ times more likely to end up on welfare than high school graduates