Orientation Fall 2017

posted Aug 17, 2017, 2:12 PM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 18, 2017, 12:02 PM ]

Our mandatory Orientation for 2017-18 school year is on Wednesday, August 30 at 6:00 PM.  Come early to meet and chat with Dr. Arlando Smith, the Superintendent of New Haven Unified School District.

We Moved to a New Location!!!

posted Aug 17, 2017, 2:10 PM by Grace Kim

Starting in the Fall of 2017, Decoto School will be located at 725 Whipple Road at the old Barnard White site.  This will provide with more space to better support student needs.

Welcome to Decoto School for Independent Study

posted Aug 9, 2016, 4:39 PM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 17, 2017, 2:14 PM ]

Decoto Reading Challenge 2016

posted Mar 3, 2016, 6:35 PM by Grace Kim

It's time for the Decoto School for Independent Study Third Annual Reading Challenge!  This challenge begins March 7, 2016 and will run through the end of April.  ALL READING COUNTS (with the exception of Facebook and Twitter feeds) and can include articles, magazines, listening to audiobooks, graphic novels, blogs, text books, Edgenuity, etc., so EVERYONE CAN PARTICIPATE! Track your pages read for the duration of the reading challenge on this Google Form.  The student with the most pages read (personal and school reading) will win a Kindle Fire!  Second and Third places will win gift certificates.  There will be an additional prize for whoever beats the Decoto Staff person with the most pages read and everyone who participates will be recognized! If you would like reading suggestions or wish to share your recommendations, please contact Mrs. Thorne via email at or text at (510) 322-5813. Happy Reading!

Advisory Council/ELAC/Equity Council

posted Dec 11, 2015, 9:58 AM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 9, 2016, 4:40 PM ]

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30 in Rm 7.

Orientation August 26, 2015

posted Aug 3, 2015, 7:48 PM by Grace Kim   [ updated Aug 3, 2015, 7:51 PM ]

Mandatory Orientation Meeting for ALL Independent Study Students and Parent/Guardian.  
Grades 6 - 8:  5:30 PM in Rm 7.  
Grades 9 -12: 6:00 PM in the MPR.  
Students MUST bring their charged Chromebook to the Orientation

2015 Graduation Ceremony

posted May 22, 2015, 1:16 PM by Grace Kim

The 2015 Graduation Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 PM in the MPR.  Graduates participating in the ceremony should arrive by 6:30 PM.

Cap & Gown Delivery

posted May 22, 2015, 1:14 PM by Grace Kim

Caps & Gowns will be delivered to Decoto School at 1:30 PM at the MPR on Tuesday, June 2 right before graduation rehearsal.

2015 Graduation Rehearsal

posted May 22, 2015, 1:12 PM by Grace Kim

The 2015 Graduation Rehearsal is Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00 in the MPR.  You must attend the rehearsal to participate in the graduation ceremony.

SBAC/CAASPP Testing Schedule

posted Apr 3, 2015, 11:46 AM by Grace Kim   [ updated Apr 3, 2015, 11:48 AM ]

The SBAC California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) testing is coming up in April and May for Grades 3 -8, and 11.  The CST Science test for 5th, 8th, and 10th graders is also in April.  Students MUST Bring their Charged Chromebooks.  Please see the testing schedule here: SBAC/CAASPP Schedule

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