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    • Measure G - school construction


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    • Parcel Tax

      Parcel Tax - Measure C

      Many of our community members are not aware of how much the Mountain View Whisman School District depends upon locally generated revenue to supplement state and federal education funding. In our District, this  constitutes nearly a quarter of our total revenue.

      One of the largest sources of this local revenue is our Parcel Tax, which generated annually approximately $2.8 million for the District. Our local Parcel Tax was approved in 2009 as Measure C to maintain the high quality of our neighborhood schools. It has been used to fund programs that the District would not otherwise have been able to provide. The Parcel Tax provided essential funding in the past for items such as the following:

      • For all District schools –
        • Classroom teachers (to offset state funding cuts)
        • Library technicians to maintain school libraries
        • Counseling and mental health services
      • For all K-5 schools –
        • Physical education for all students in grades 1-5
        • Outdoor education (science camp) for all students in grade 5
        • Materials and staffing for “hands-on” science programs
        • Additional custodial staff to ensure clean and well-maintained classrooms and campuses
        • Clerical staff to provide school office assistance and family and student support
      • For both middle schools –
        • Classroom teachers to expand instrumental and vocal music programs
        • Staff and programs to provide intervention and support for “at risk” students

      The Parcel Tax is an additional tax charged to property owners, who annually pay between $127 and $1,116, based on the size of their parcel. There are specified exemptions for senior citizens, those receiving Supplemental Security Income, and owners of multiple contiguous (adjacent) parcels operated as a single business. The current Parcel Tax was approved for eight years and is set to expire in 2017.

      We want to express our continuing gratitude to those MVWSD residents who supported the Parcel Tax and to those property owners who provide such an essential resource for our students.

      Parcel Tax Documents

      Senior Exemption Form

      Home owners of 65 or older are eligible for an exemption for their principal residence.



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  • Schools

    Schools & Programs

    Mountain View Whisman School District has eight elementary (K-5) schools and two middle (6-8) schools. We invite you to visit each of our schools.
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  • Board Meetings

    Board Meetings

    The Board of Trustees generally meets the first and third Thursday of each month, except the month of July.  Meetings are held at the District Office, 750-A  San Pierre Way.  Please check agenda for actual start time.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend these meetings.

    The Governance Calendar 2016-17 shows items that will be considered or discussed at Board meetings during the 2016-17 school year.

    The Governance Calendar 2016-17



    2016-17 Regular Board Meeting Calendar:

    August 18, 2016  



    September 1, 2016 Agenda Video  Minutes
    September 15, 2016 Agenda  Video Minutes 
    October 6, 2016 Agenda  Video Minutes
    October 20, 2016   Agenda Video Minutes
    November 3, 2016   Agenda Video Minutes
    November 17, 2016   Agenda Video Minutes
    December 8, 2016   Agenda Video Minutes
    January 5, 2017   Agenda Video  
    January 17, 2017   Agenda Video  
    January 19, 2017   Agenda Video  
    January 27, 28, & 29, 2017   Agenda, Jan. 27, 28 and 29  Retreat Video  
    January 28, 2017   Agenda Video   
    February 2, 2017   Agenda Video  
    February 16, 2017   Agenda Video  
    February 28, 2017   Agenda Video  
    March 2, 2017   Agenda  Video  
    March 16, 2017   Agenda Video  
    April 5, 2017   Agenda  Video  
    April 6, 2017  


    Preview: Student Placement/Waitlist Options Presentation

    April 7, 2017   Agenda    

    May 4, 2017

      Agenda Video  
    May 18, 2017   Agenda  Video  

    June 1, 2017

    JUne 15, 2017        
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  • Community Announcements

    Community PSAs

    As a public service to the MVWSD community, we are sharing the following announcements.  Please note that publication of these announcements does not constitute endorsement of the programs or events listed below.

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  • District Advisory Committee

    District Advisory Committee(DAC)

    Meetings are held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the District Office.

    Date Location Agenda  
    February 5, 2017 Board room Agenda  
     March 6, 2017 Board room Agenda  
    May 10, 2017  Board room  Agenda  

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  • Superintendent


    Superintendent Executive Assistant Public Information Officer
    To send an email click here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. To send an email click here: Kathi Lilga To send an email, click here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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    Ayindé Rudolph


    Dr. Rudolph comes to Mountain View Whisman from the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, where he served as Associate Director of School Transformation. The Promise Neighborhood Initiative was a five-year federally funded program, modeled after the Harlem Children's Zone, that encourages communities to develop public-private partnerships. 

    His achievements during his tenure with the Promise Neighborhood included instituting a 1:1 learning environment, which received recognition from President Obama and Secretary Arne Duncan at the White House; the implementation of a new teacher evaluation system; and three new curricula aligned to the new national standards.  He also redesigned the school’s talent acquisition and management systems, with focus on providing positive feedback to encourage growth.

    Dr. Rudolph has held the position as principal in a traditional high and middle school, a kindergarten through 8th grade elementary school, a charter school, countywide arts magnet, Title 1 and a Bill and Melinda Gates funded “small” themed (STEM) high school.  In each of his positions he has led dramatic turnarounds, including leading a high school to consecutive national rankings (134).

    Dr. Rudolph has three kids, twin girls, who are in high school, and a son entering elementary school. His children have been his inspiration and motivate him to develop learning environments that he would be proud to engage and immerse them into. 

    In 2015 Dr. Rudolph climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania to conclude his quest to raise $10,000 for cancer research. In addition to being a cancer advocate, he is an avid cyclist, voracious reader and budding triathlete. 

    Dr. Rudolph received his Doctorate in Education in Leadership, Policy and Organizations from Vanderbilt University.  He also holds an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration as well as a Master of Education in Secondary Education from George Washington University.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Wittenberg University

    School/District Quality Review plan

    Superintendent Newsletters

    Weekly Memos

    Negotiation News

    February 25, 2016 Espanol
    February 12, 2016 Espanol
    January 27, 2016 Espanol
    January 16, 2016 Espanol
    January 6, 2016 Espanol
    December 18, 2015 Español
    December 2, 2015 Español
    November 11, 2015 Español
    October 30, 2015 Español
    October 2, 2015 Español
    August 21, 2015 Español
    Weekly Update - February 5, 2016
    Weekly Memo - January 15, 2016
    Weekly Memo - December 14, 2015
    Weekly Memo, November 17, 2015
    Weekly Memo - November 4, 2015
    Weekly Memo - October 21, 2015
    Weekly Memo - October 15, 2015
    Weekly Memo - October 8, 2015
    Weekly Memo - October 1, 2015
    Weekly Memo - September 21, 2015
    Weekly Memo - September 15, 2015
    Weekly Memo - September 1, 2015
    Weekly Memo - August 21, 2015
    Weekly Memo - August 7, 2015
    Weekly Memo - July 27, 2015
    Weekly Memo - July 10, 2015
    Weekly Memo - July 24, 2015

    Negotiation News, March 3, 2016 Espanol



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  • DELAC Meetings 16-17

    District English Language Advisory Council (DELAC)

    The District English Language Advisory Council (DELAC) is a group of elected parents whose children are English Learners. The DELAC's purpose is to advise the district governing board on programs and services available for their students in order to achieve academic success. All interested parents, School Site Council, ELAC officers, community members, and school personnel are invited to attend DELAC meetings. They are held 6 times a year.

    2016-17 Meetings

    Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    Location: District Office Board Room, 750 A- San Pierre Way

    August 29, 2016   Agenda 
    DELAC Meeting 8.29.16
    September 19, 2016  Agenda  DELAC Meeting 9.19.16
    October 24, 2016  Agenda   DELAC Meeting 10.24.16
    January 23, 2017  Agenda  DELAC Meeting 1.23.17
    February 27, 2017  Agenda DELAC Meeting 2.27.17
    March 27, 2017  Agenda
     DELAC Meeting 3.27.17
    April 24, 2017  Agenda  DELAC Meeting 4.24.17
    May 15, 2017  Agenda  DELAC Meeting 5.15.17
    May 23, 2017  Agenda  
    May 24, 2017   Reclassification Invitation
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