Welcome! Mission, Vision & Goals District of Choice Key District Initiatives
List of District Schools
Elementary Education Secondary Student Support Services English Learners Special Services Data & Assessment Technology Integration Services Business Services Human Resources Personnel Commission Educational Services Superintendent
For Families Ed Services Resources for Families English Language Programs Data & Assessment School Meal Services College Corner Library Services Student Support FAQs Restorative Practices Tech Tools for Families
Support Our Schools Community Partnership Portal Alumni Peachjar for Community Partners
Board Members Board Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes Board Policies Board Resolutions Board Office Hours

Instructional Materials Staff

Sivao, James
VandeKamp, Pam
Coordinator, State & Federal Programs

Adopted Instructional Materials


The Educational Services Department regularly reviews current adopted instructional materials in use and follows the Board Policy regarding curriculum adoption to ensure that materials meet the academic needs of our students.  The flowchart for this process explains the steps that are followed to adopt new instructional materials.  


The Educational Services Department strives to follow the state recommended timelines for instructional materials adoption.  New materials adoptions align with Common Core State Standards.  The current adopted instructional materials in use are listed below.


  • Mathematics –
    • TK:
      • Math Their Way
    • Elementary Schools:
      • Pearson Scott Foresman, enVision Math, 2009
    • Middle Schools:
      • Core Connections Course 1, CPM College Preparatory Mathematics 2013
      • Core Connections Course 2, CPM College Preparatory Mathematics 2013
      • Core Connections Course 3, CPM College Preparatory Mathematics 2013
    • High Schools:
      • Pre-calculus second edition Blitzer, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004
      • Algebra and Trigonometry: Structure and Method, Book 2, McDougal Littel,2000
      • Thinking Mathematically, plus new MyLab Math with Pearson e-text, 6th Edition Blitzer, Pearson, 2015

  • Science –
    • Elementary Schools (including TK):
      • Houghton Mifflin Science, 2007
    • Middle Schools:
      • CPO Science, Focus on Earth Science, 2007
      • CPO Science, Focus on Life Science, 2007
      • CPO Science, Focus on Physical Science, 2007
    • High Schools:
      • Conceptual Physical Science, Addison Wesley, 2003
      • Biology: Exploring Life, Pearson/Prentice Hall,1998
      • Chemistry 5th Edition, Houghton Mifflin,2000
      • Essential of Anatomy and Physiology, McGraw Hill,2007


  • History-Social Science –
    • TK
      • Second Step
    • Elementary Schools
      •  History-Social Science for California, Scott Foresman, 2005
    • Middle Schools:
      • History Alive! The Ancient World, Teachers’ Curriculum Institute, 2005
      • History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond, Teachers’ Institute, 2005
      • History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism, Teachers’ Institute, 2005
    • High Schools:
      • World Geography, Building a Global Perspective, Prentice Hall, 2000
      • California Modern World History, Patterns of Interaction, McDougal Littell, 2003
      • The Americans, Reconstruction Through the 20th Century, McDougal Littell, 1998
      • Magruder’s American Government, Pearson/Prentice Hall,2002
      • America’s History, Bedford St. Martin, 2014


  • English/Language Arts, including the English Language Development component of an adopted program
    • TK:
      • Alphafriends 
      • Happily Ever After
    • Elementary Schools: Houghton Mifflin Reading,  2003
    • Middle Schools:
      • Study Sync G6, McGraw-Hill
      • Study Sync G7, McGraw-Hill
      • Study Sync G8, McGraw-Hill
      High Schools:
      • Holt, Literature and Language Arts, Third Course, 2009
      • Holt, Literature and Language Arts, Fourth Course, 2009
      • Holt, Literature and Language Arts, Fifth Course 2009
      • Novels


  • Health
    • Middle Schools:
      • Holt,  Decisions for Health, Level Green, 2009
      • Holt,  Decisions for Health, Level Red, 2009
      • Holt,  Decisions for Health, Level Blue, 2009
    • High Schools:
      • Holt,  Lifetime Health, 2004


  • Foreign Language
    • High Schools:
      • Spanish-
        • Prentice Hall, Realidades, 2004
        • Prentice Hall, Sendas Literarias, 2004
      • French- Nelson Thornes, Encore Tricolore nouvelle edition, 2000