Briarwood Elementary School Home


Important Dates


18th ~ First Day of School
18th ~ PTA Kinder Parent Orientation
8:45-10:00 AM
26th ~ Back to School Night
27th ~ Garden Clean-up
29th ~ Picture Day


1st ~ No School
3rd ~ Community Gathering

4th ~ Bus Evacuation Drill

9th ~ PTA Meetings

12th ~ Movie Night

29th-Oct. 3rd ~ Parent Conferences

29th - Oct. 3rd ~ Minimum Day









Attendance Line:
(408) 423-1305

Please keep your child at home if:

  • They do not feel well
  • Have a fever above 100°
    within the last 24 hours
  • Have vomited or had
    diarrhea within the
    last 24 hours
  • Have severe cough or
    cold symptoms


 School is dismissed every Wednesday at 1:42 for K-5 students and 12:00 for TK.  Please make arrangements to have your child picked up on time.



Monday, August 18th!  8:40 AM.  Read our August issue of the Panda Press for detailed hours. 


Transitional Kindergarten Registration for 2014-2015 / Matrícula al Programa Transición al Kinder para el 2014-2015

If your child's birthday falls on or between 9/2/2009 - 12/2/2009, your child is eligible for Transitional Kindergarten in Santa Clara Unified School District.  To learn more click here.

Si la fecha de nacimiento de su hijo/a es entre 9/2/2009 - 12/2/2009, él/ella es elegible para el programa Transición al Kínder en el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Santa Clara.  Para aprender más cllick aqui.

Free and Reduced-Price Meals at Briarwood

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

We are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Your child can receive low cost meals if your household income is within the reduced price limits on the Eligibility Guidelines which you can find by clicking here. If interested, please fill out an application.

Before School Drop-Off Procedure

Morning Reminders - 
~  Students are not to arrive on campus before 8:10 am. 
~  From 8:10-8:25 am students and families on campus must wait in the picnic table area.
~  At 8:25am students are dismissed the playground.
~  At 8:25am families must stay behind the yellow line in the main hallway - families are not allowed in the classroom hallways or on the blacktop.
Thank you for helping us keep our students safe

After School Opportunities At Briarwood

Kids Club
Kids Club will be starting on November 5, 2013. Kids Club is an after school program sponsored by Bethel Church of Santa Clara. The program runs from 2:30-4:15pm every Tuesday. Please pick up a flyer in the school office if you would like more information or are interested in registering for the program.

The YMCA after school program runs five days per week. The program runs from the time students are dismissed from school until 6:00pm. Students play games, get assistance with homework and socialize during this time. Please pick up a flyer in the school office if you would like more information or are interested in registering for the program.

Briarwood's Handbook 2014-15

Click the blue link to download a pdf. copy of Briarwood's Handbook for 2014-2015:  14-15_Handbook.pdf

Panda Press

Registration for 2014-2015 School Year Begins January 9th

Registration for students new to the District and students new to a school for the 2014-2015 school year begins on January 9, 2014. Click here for more information and registration forms and process.

SCUSD's Policy - Open Enrollment

Click to download SCUSD's policy covering Open Enrollment.

Prepay for School Lunches On-line

Please take advantage of the options
to prepay your student's meal accounts.
Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch
line go faster and gives students more
time to eat,relax, and play.  It also gives
you the peace of mind of not having to
worry about looking for lunch money
everyday or worry that it might get lost.

Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your student's account 24 hours a day at your convenience.  Visit Santa Clara's

Nutrition Services.


YMCA Registration packet

English Registration Forms

Form 0    Form 1   Form 2    Form 3    Form 4   Form 5   Form 6   Form 7  Form 8   Form 9   Form 10  

Spanish Registration Forms

Form 0   Form 1   Form 2    Form 3     Form 4    Form 5    Form 7   Form 8  Form 9

Why become a PTA Member?

Please be a part of our community by participating in school events. We want to make it a great year
  Click here.

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Volunteers Needed

Briarwood Handbook 2014-15

Click blue link to download Briarwood's Handbook for the 2014-2015 school year: 14-15_Handbook.pdf