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Check In

If you need to bring something to your child during school hours, please check in at the office. 

The office staff will call your child's classroom for you.  Please do not go directly to your child's classroom.  All visitors must check in at the office when they come to Curtner.

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Curtner Vision

Curtner creates a safe and positive environment for our students, staff and families.  As learners and leaders, we have agency and resilience, and celebrate the many cultures and perspectives of our community.  We critically, creatively, and cooperatively make improvements and solve problems.  By developing 21st Century skills, we have limitless opportunities to achieve success and positively contribute to our community and the world.


Common Core State Testing

Click HERE for additional support reading your CAASPP Student Score Report

Sample Test Questions

Click HERE to show your level of interest in bringing a Dual Immersion Program to Milpitas Unified.


                                     Join the Curtner School Band

         Current and prospective band students click here for information.

Uniform Policy

Curtner will continue to be a uniform school in 2015-2016.  All students should be dressed in uniform on the first day of school.  Click here for parent letter on our uniform policy or check out our page on Uniforms for more info.

In the Spring of 2015, Curtner parents completed a survey on the Curtner Uniform Policy.  We'd like to thank our parents for their input.  Click here for survey results and contact Assistant Principal Nichol Klein if you have additional questions.

2015-16 Schedule

Regular Day

TK AM Session                 8:45-12:05

TK PM Session                 10:20-2:00

Kindergarten Full Day     8:45-2:00

1st-3rd Grade                  8:45-2:30

4th-6th Grade                 8:45-2:45


Minimum Day

TK AM/PM Session           8:45-12:05

Kindergarten*                 8:45-11:45

1st-3rd Grade                  8:45-12:50

4th-6th Grade                 8:45-12:55

Join our PTA

Part of what makes the Curtner School Community so special is the active partnership between parents, teachers, and administrators. The Curtner PTA is comprised of families and teachers whose dedication and involvement truly helps make Curtner thrive.  To get involved or get more info, email us at or visit our website at

Common Core State Standards

Curtner, as well as all schools in the Milpitas Unified School District, has transitioned from the California State Standards, to the Common Core State Standards.  These standards have established rigorous expectations for student learning at all grade levels. 

Click here to learn more about the Common Core State Standards.

Parking Lot Safety

Designated Place to Cross

To ensure the safety of all children and adults, please do not cross the Curtner parking lot at any point other than the cross walk by the school office, before and after school.  Cars are continuously pulling through our parking lot, and crossing while cars are moving creates an unsafe situation.


Before School Drop Off

Please escort your child to the front of the school.

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM:  Students go to courtyard at the front of the school and wait to be dismissed to their lines.

8:30 AM to 8:45 AM:  Students go through the front of the school and then directly to their lines on the blacktop.

8:45 AM and later:  Students check in at the office for a late pass.


Ensuring a Safe Drop Off

Please do not leave your vehicle to assist your child during drop off.  Student valets are out front each morning to assist children during drop off.  Children must exit the vehicle on the school side of the car, not the street side.  Also, vehicles must pull all the way up in the drop off zone before a child can exit the vehicle.


Thank you for working together to ensure a safe campus for our students!

Independent Study

Milpitas Unified School District offers Independent Study for students who have a pre-arranged absence of no less than 5 days and no more than 10 days.  For a student to be approved for independent study, the school must be informed at least 2 weeks in advance so that the teacher has time to prepare the necessary work.  The student must return on the agreed upon date with all completed work or the absences will be declared unexcused.  Any student with more than 10 unexcused absences will be dis-enrolled and will be re-enrolled in any district school where space is available should their home school be at capacity.  Students are only eligible for one independent study contract per school year.  For further information, please contact the Curtner School office.