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    Washington Open Highlights



    24-Hour Attendance Line

    (408) 423-3905

    Please be sure to call the
    attendance line no later than 9AM of any/every day that your child will not be in school and leave the following information:

    • The student's name
    • Your name and relationship to the student
    • The student's teacher and/or room number
    • The reason for the absence

    See Board Policy for details regarding excused and unexcused absences.

    Enrollment Information for the 2021-2022 School Year

    Enrollment and Open Enrollment for Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) Schools for the 2021-2022 school year begins on January 6, 2021.  Enrollment will be ongoing, but the Open Enrollment window ends on February 5, 2021 at 4:30 pm.

    To apply for Open Enrollment at Washington Open, please plan on attending one of our two virtual Prospective Parent Meetings.

    You will learn essential information about our program and expectations, and hear from staff, teachers, and parents about what it means to attend Washington Open.

    This year, SCUSD is handling all enrollment from a centralized Enrollment Center.  Do not bring your Open Enrollment forms to Washington Open.  Please refer to the SCUSD website for instructions on Enrollment and information about Open Enrollment.  Remember that you must enroll your child at your school of residence before you apply for any Open Enrollment placement.

    New! Washington Open's Virtual Wellness room

    Washington Open's amazing wellness coordinator Joye Wegener has put together a selection of resources and links to help students (and parents too!) find a calming corner when needed.

    Check out the Virtual Wellness Room!

    New! Washington Open Virtual Library

    Check out the new Washington Open Library page for fun activities, read-alouds, games, and other resources.

    Please note that the page linked above can only be accessed with a Santa Clara Unified School District (i.e., an account.




    The new Washington Open Elementary web site is responsive to mobile devices and accessible to individuals with disabilities. 


    Washington Open Mural on Shed Wall


    Washington Open is a parent-participation school that nurtures the whole child, offering a collaborative community that allows for a rich variety of hands-on, real-world learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.  We balance academic, social, physical, and emotional needs, while encouraging creativity, curiosity, and a life-long love of learning.  Washington Open students aim for their personal best.

    Be Open!