About the School
Theodore Judah is an elementary school serving children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The following is a list of programs we provide:
Childcare is available on campus for school-aged children. The district provides this care on a fee basis. Care is available before and after school. For more information, please call Tammy Sanchez at 643-7814.
There is a parent-participation pre-school on campus. Call the Old Marshal School at 264-4113 for more information.
Gifted and Talented Education
Our school provides for the needs of the academically talented through clustered GATE classes. We provide GATE clusters in grades 2-6.
The Resource Specialist Program (RSP)
RSP provides special instruction and services to students who are assigned to the regular education classroom for the majority of the school day but who have been identified with a learning disability entitling them to special education. Students in RSP have an Individual Education Plan designed to meet their specific needs.
Speech and Language Specialist
The speech and language specialist evaluates the areas of language, articulation, fluency and voice. If a child qualifies for services the specialist provides therapy.
Intermediate Special Day Class
Our school provides special education services for 4th-6th graders in two self-contained classes designed to meet their needs as identified in their Individual Education Plans.
School Library/Computer Lab
Each class visits the library once a week. Kindergarten students are read a story and 1st-6th Grade student check out books once they have returned permission slips. The library is also available for small group or individual research projects. Additionally, classes attend computer lab weekly to build technology skills, reinforce instruction and conduct research or prepare presentations.
Breakfast and Lunch Programs
Your child may purchase breakfast and lunch at school. The cost is $1.00 for breakfast and $1.50 for lunch. You may choose to prepay or have your child bring the money to school daily. You may also pre-pay for your child's lunch by using www.myschoolbucks.com. You can also view your child's account balance on this site. Fees for use may depend apply. Depending on income, families can qualify for free reduced lunch rates. Please talk with the office staff for more information. All is confidential.
After School Programs / START
We offer a variety of afterschool enrichment programs. Please call the school office for more information. Additionally, Sacramento City Parks and Recreation sponsors a free after school program for students in grades 1st-6th. Stop by the office for enrollment information or call the site director between the hours of 2:00pm and 6:00pm. The direct line is 525-5602. Students must register to participate in the program.
In addition to receiving standards-base instruction in science, we also have a science enrichment program called Science Alive. Each class participates in a school garden program 45 minutes a week. To learn more about this program please visit the Science Alive website at the following link:
Each student in grades K-6th gets 30 minutes of direct instruction weekly in music through a program funded by the PTA. Coming in 2012-13: Our very own String Orchestra!
Early Kinder (Spaces still available for 2012-2013)
Early Kinder is the first year of a two-year kindergarten experience for children whose 5th birthday falls on/before December 2nd. Our program is taught by a credential teacher who delivers developmentally appropriate curriculum, which promotes a strong foundation for the development of prequisite skills both academically and socially for success in kindergarten. Please see our Early Kinder web page at: www.scusd.edu/earlykinder