Carlton Elementary School Garden Club

Basic Information

Grade Level: K-5
Address: 2421 Carlton Avenue San Jose, California 95124
Person of Contact: Garden Club

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Additional Information

Student Size: 900
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:25 K-3 / 1:32 3-5
Number of Teachers: 30
Hours/Week: 2
Funding: Donations
Gardens (Sq. Feet): 30 x 30
Program Highlights:

Weekly Garden Club meets during lunch hour to plant seasonal plants and make projects with garden theme using recycled supplies

Mission Statement:

Teaching students it's OK to try something new. Students are given incentives for attending and take home projects.

Program History:

Our school has had a garden for 20 years, we have been consistent with garden club for the past 6 years. We meet with students at lunchtime once a week. Students are encouraged but not required to attend. We have anywhere from 50 - 90 students from week to week depending on the projects we are doing.

Volunteer Participation: We have 8 parents who volunteer to help in our garden.