North Country Joint Union School District - A California Distinguished School

Welcome to North County Joint Union School District

500 Spring Grove Road, Hollister, CA 95023
Superintendent - Jenny Bernosky

  • Phone: 831-637-5574
  • Fax: 831-637-0682

Goals & Objectives—2019-2020


  • Goal #1—Academic Accountability:
    All students will receive increased quality and/or quantity of education of CCSS in ELA and Math.


  1. 100% highly qualified teachers: Provide Induction for new teachers.
  2. Provide professional development in the implementation of CCSS in ELA, Math, and ELD with a focus on engagement strategies.
    • AVID (All grades)
    • Orton-Gillingham (TK-2nd, SPED, Intervention)
    • Math/ ELA collaboration with Consultant Tom Hierk
    • i-Ready Math assessments/intervention
    • Science training
  3. Increase student academic achievement in all grades by 10% as measured through:
    • CAASPP scores
    • District benchmarks (Writing, i-Ready Math, Reading Inventory, OG, BPST/Results, Interim Blocks)
    • WIN time intervention/enrichment,
    • Math intervention classes (4th-8th)
    • After school intervention/tutoring
    • Mastery grading
  4. Weekly Professional Learning Communities (PLC) focused on data, standards, and teaching strategies.
  5. Re-designate English Learners to fluent in English within 5 years.
  6. Provide additional push-in support to grades TK-4th to support ELA and math instruction.
  7. Provide students with after school extra-curricular activities. 2 sessions per year.
  8. Provide students with enrichment/academic opportunities during the summer.
  • Goal #2—Communications:
    To ensure that all stake holders are informed as it relates to academics, attendance, and student events.


  1. Maintain the District/School website with up to date information.
  2. Provide families with weekly information.
  3. Communicate expected student behavior and follow through with expectations. Maintain high expectations for all.
    • Implement 6th grade student/parent orientation
    • Implement student led parent/teacher conferences (6th-8th grade)
  4. Communicate and implement Anti Bullying program:
    • ABC Program
    • Social Media (6th-8th grade)
  5. Parent education and communication through School Site Council, English Language Advisory Committee, Parent Migrant Committee, and Parent meetings with Spanish Translation:
    • Student academic achievement
    • CCSS, attendance, safety, & technology
    • Parenting strategies and homework support
  6. Monitor student attendance to maintain ADA of 96.5% and communicate with parents.
  • Goal # 3—Technology:
    To ensure that students will have access to technology to support college and career readiness as determined by the CCSS.


  1. Provide computer access to all students.
  2. Student education on the use of technology and the internet.
  • Goal #4—Safety:
    To maintain a safe, clean, orderly campus.


  1. Maintain a drug free, safe campus.
  2. Provide appropriate levels of supervision on playground and lunch area.
  3. Maintain grounds and facility to reflect high standards.
  4. Provide staff online safety training to ensure zero accidents for staff.
  5. Establish a list of priorities for future improvements:
    • PE Storage facility
    • Solar
    • Field and campus landscaping
    • Water Issue-well
    • Cement ramps on portables
    • Replace shade covering in lunch area
    • Repaint outside of buildings
    • Asphalt bus area and staff parking lot
  6. Contribute to deferred maintenance for campus and classroom improvements.
  • Goal #5—Finances:
    To ensure fiscal solvency


  1. To provide a balanced budget.
  2. To educate all stakeholders in Local Control Funding Formula and LCAP.
  3. To maintain District Reserves—minimum of 17%.