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Noon Supervisors Needed

Have a few hours to spare each week?  Want to earn some extra cash? Woodside Elementary is currently seeking adults to apply for permanent and substitute noon-supervisor positions.  These positions are 60-70 minutes per day and 1-5 days per week. The hourly rate is $12.30 per hour.  If you are interested, please complete an application online here. Print your completed application.  Bring the application and proof of a TB skin test (within 6 months) to the Woodside office as soon as possible.  Once you have been fingerprinted and approved through the District, we will add your name to the substitute list or add available hours to your schedule.

Please email taylorm@mdusd.org if you encounter problems with or have feedback about this website.




Intra District Transfer Information

Intradistrict Transfers for 2018-2019

                           Intradistrict transfers are for students who reside inside the MDUSD boundaries requesting to transfer to another MDUSD school.


3 Steps to submit an online application can be found here


3 Steps to submit an online application in Spanish can be found here



Online Application is available HERE.

Request period is  October 17, 2017 - November 17, 2017



Types of Transfers for the 2018-2019 School Year


  • School Choice (K-12)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • Oak Grove Middle - International Baccalaureate (Current Candidate)
    • Ygnacio Valley High - International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Magnet 
    • Monte Gardens Elementary (apply at school)
    • Sequoia Elementary (apply at school)
  • Regional Magnet Schools
    • Holbrook Language Academy
    • Sun Terrace Elementary (STEM)
    • Wren Avenue Elementary (Arts)
  • Two-Way Dual Immersion (TWDI) 
    • Bancroft Elementary
    • Holbrook Language Academy


Procedures 2018-2019 School Year:


Online Application Request Period:

October 17, 2017 - November 17, 2017 (For students who are currently enrolled in Grades K-11)

February 9, 2018 - March 9, 2018 (Incoming K) Incoming Kindergarten students must be registered at the home school before submitting an application. 


Lottery: Student Services conducts a public lottery for vacant spots at all schools. All vacant spots are filled in lottery order. Only applications received by the deadline dates are entered into the lottery. The lottery for middle and high school February 2018 and the lottery for elementary April 2018. 


Notification:  Parents/guardians are notified in writing by March 2018 for 6th – 12th grades; and by May 2018 for K-5th grades of approval or denial of transfer request.


Denial of Requested Transfer Appeal Process:


Choice - If parents/guardians are denied a transfer due to space availability, they may appeal this decision by submitting a letter in writing to the Assistant Superintendent by the date indicated in the denial letter. Appeals will be accepted only for students denied a transfer. Notification of the results of an appeal will be made in a timely manner. No appeals will be accepted for those students who were offered a school. The decision of the Assistant Superintendent is final and no additional appeals will be accepted. 


Enrolling in the approved school: Parents/guardians must enroll the student at the approved school within two weeks or as indicated in the notification letter. Once enrolled, the transfer is in effect through the 5th grade for elementary, 8th grade for middle school and through 12th grade for high school. Intradistrict Transfers can be revoked if the student does not maintain satisfactory attendance (tardies), behavior, and academics. 

*PLEASE NOTE: Students on Intradistrict Transfers can be displaced prior to September 15 of the current year by students who reside in the school’s attendance area.(BP & AR 5116.1)


Students in 5th grade and 8th grade who wish to apply for an Intradistrict Transfer to middle or high school other than their school of residence must apply for a new Intradistrict Transfer for the next grade level. 



Monte Gardens and Sequoia Elementary School have a separate admission process. Please contact those schools directly to be placed on a waiting list. 

Sequoia Middle School is a district wide school and enrollment is based on an approved transfer. 



1. Staff reserves the right to change or adjust the types of transfer to align to the California Department of Education (CDE) recommendations. 

2. The transfer may be revoked if the student fails to demonstrate good attendance, satisfactory behavior and/or satisfactory academic progress. 

3. Parents/Guardians provides transportation


California Department of Education (CDE) Updates:




California School Parent Survey, 2017-2018

Woodside Elementary


Your school needs you to complete this online survey to learn more about your opinions about it. This survey is an opportunity to communicate your perceptions about your child’s school.  This letter explains the survey and, at the bottom of the page, provides your login, password and access instructions. If you have any questions about this survey, contact  Woodside (925) 689-7671 .

You will have access to this online survey beginning 11/14/17.

The purpose of this survey is to obtain parent perceptions about the school.

Your participation is voluntary. It is also very important. The information you provide will help guide district and school efforts to promote safety, enhance learning supports, and improve student achievement.


  • This is an anonymous survey.  It is designed so that no one can be identified from the data.  You do not have to respond to any questions that you feel could be used to identify you.  Simply skip any such questions.
  • All questions apply to this school only.
  • The results are for the use of your district.  The California Department of Education and WestEd will preserve data confidentiality and refer any data requests to the district.




If you have more than one child at this school, you will only need to complete one survey for this school. Please fill out just one survey about the school using your oldest child as a reference.


Access the survey using the following URL:





If you are having trouble taking the survey, check the following:

  • Make sure you are entering the web site address correctly.
  • Does the survey welcome page show the correct name of your school?
  • Make sure you have entered the URL (in the URL bar, NOT THE SEARCH BAR) and School Code correctly.
  • Make sure that your survey window is open. You should be able to find the start date on this form.
  • Still having trouble? Contact your survey coordinator.


Thank you for taking this important survey!



Encuesta para los Padres de Escuelas en California, 2017-2018

 Woodside Elementary

Su escuela necesita que usted llene una encuesta en línea para aprender más acerca de sus opiniones sobre la escuela.  Esta encuesta es una oportunidad para comunicar sus percepciones acerca de la escuela de su niño(s).  Esta carta explica la encuesta y al final de la página, le da su clave de ingreso, su contraseña y las instrucciones de acceso.  Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre esta encuesta, comuníquese con      Woodside (925) 689-7671_____  .  

Tendrá acceso a esta encuesta en línea a partir de 11/14/17.

El propósito de esta encuesta es obtener percepciones de los padres acerca de la escuela.

Su participación es voluntaria.  También es muy importante.  La información que proporcione ayudará a guiar los esfuerzos del distrito y de la escuela para promover la seguridad, mejorar las cosas que respaldan el aprendizaje, mejorar los logros de los alumnos. 

  • Esta es una encuesta anónima. Está diseñada para que nadie pueda ser identificado a través de la información que proporciona.  No tiene que responder ninguna pregunta que piense que se pueda usar para identificarlo.  Simplemente pase por alto esas preguntas.
  • Todas las preguntas se refieren solamente a esta escuela.
  • Los resultados son para que su distrito pueda usarlos.  El Departmento de Educación de California Y WestEd  mantendrá la confidencialidad de la información y referirá cualquier petición de datos al distrito.




Sí usted tiene más de un niño registrado en la escuela, por favor sólo complete una encuesta sobre esta escuela.


Para entrar a la encuesta, use la siguiente dirección en Internet:





Resolución de problemas

      Si tiene algún problema para llenar la encuesta, por favor verifique lo siguiente:

  • Asegúrese de ingresar la dirección correcta del sitio en Internet.
  • ¿Se lee el nombre correcto de su escuela en la página de bienvenida a la encuesta?
  • Asegúrese de que ingresó correctamente la dirección de Internet en la barra donde se coloca la dirección del sitio web, NO EN LA BARRA DE BÚSQUEDA y el código de la escuela.
  • Asegúrese de que su ventana de la encuesta esté abierta.  Podrá encontrar la fecha de inicio en este formulario.  La ventana permanecerá abierta durante algunos días a partir de esta fecha.
  • ¿Sigue teniendo problemas? Comuníquese con el coordinador de su encuesta.


Gracias por llenar esta importante encuesta.


You may register your children for the 2018/2019 School Year beginning February 6, 2018.

Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students may register if they meet the following criteria: 

  • Children who will reach the age of five (5) years on or before September 1, 2019 are eligible for Kindergarten
  • Children who will reach the age of five (5) years between September 2, 2018 and December 2, 2018 are eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

1. Registration packets are available in the Woodside Office or you may register following this link: https://air.mdusd.org/air/

2. Documents required for registration include: original birth certificate, immunizations, and three proofs of residence, one of which is a photo ID.

3. Registration is not complete until original documents are presented to the Woodside Office.


Must provide one (1) item from Column 1 and a combination of two (2) from either Columns 2 or 3


  1. Parent Picture ID:
  1. ONE of the following ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS with parent/guardian’s name and address:
  1. ONE of the following ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS with parent/guardian’s name and address:
  1. ___Current California State Driver’s License-must have picture ID
  1. ___Current California ID Card
  1. ___Valid Passport or Consulate-Issued Picture ID
  2. ___Credencial Para Votar
  3. ___Military ID/Orders
  4. ___Other
  1. ___Current valid vehicle registration
  1. ___State or Federal Tax Return (computerized or copy of original) filed within the past 12 months with W-2 forms (a) attached. Business returns do not meet residency requirements.
  1. ___Current voter registration receipt
  1. ___Other forms of identification or communication from a government agency
  1. ___Property Tax Bill with parents name and property address indicating homeowner’s exemption
  1. ___Rental/Lease Agreement with parent’s name, student’s name and address, as well as manager or owner’s name and phone number
  2.  ___Payroll stubs/checks.




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Family Life Materials

On May 25, 2018 our 5th Grade Students will be participating in the Family Life Education component of their health curriculum. All materials that will be used are available for inspection and preview at the District Instructional Media Center, Room C-2, Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane in Concord. Materials are available for preview Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm October 2 – October 6, 2017 and January 22 – 26, 2018.