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Benito Juarez Elementary

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Benito Juarez Elementary hosted a food drive to benefit the Contra Costa and Solano Food Banks.


In November, they donated 1100 pounds of food, equaling 916 meals.



Home of the Mighty Mites!

At Benito Juarez Elementary we seek to build student mastery every year. We strive to move students to higher performance band levels, and increase the percentage of students scoring Proficient or Advanced year-by-year. 


Weekly Schedule:



TK-K 8:30-2:45

1-2 8:30-3:00 

3-5 8:30-3:30



TK-K 8:30-12:00

12 8:30-12:10

3-5 8:30-12:40 


What BJE has to offer:

  • Common Core aligned curriculum
  • Immersive English instruction
  • After school homework club
  • Day-time pull out tutoring
  • Homework assigned daily, over weekends, and during school breaks
  • Mandatory three week summer school
  • Bi-weekly interim assessments
  • Full-day kindergarten
  • Music program


In grades three and four, students will take the Common Core Assessment, a criterion referenced test; students will be assessed using a norm-reference test, such as the NWEA North West Evaluation Association), in grades two through five.


At BJE, we offer more, working with the Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Program with Johns Hopkins University, where students have the opportunity to take advance courses and visit various college campuses in the summer. Full and partial scholarships are rewarded based on merit and need.


BJE is also a direct feeder to Richmond Charter Academy, the highest-performing middle school in West Contra Costa! The PATH to college starts at BJE.

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Home Resources: These are websites and apps intended to give your students extra practice in various school subjects.  

Family Handbook: you can find our school policies in our handbook. 

Suggested Materials List

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Contact Us:

Benito Juarez Elementary 

1450 Marina Way South

Richmond, CA 94804

Phone 510-215-7009

Fax 510-215-7016


Parent Meeting Policy 
If you would like to schedule a meeting with a teacher or school leader, please call ahead to the front office so we can find the best time for all parties. 


Meet Benito Juarez Elementary


Ms. Gonzalez - Site Director 


Ms. Mitchell - Dean of Instruction 


Mr. Taylor - Dean of Students

A day at Benito Juarez Elementary