KINGS MOUNTAIN ASSOCIATED PARENTS (KMAP) is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that coordinates the parent-led groups at Kings Mountain Elementary School (KMES) to maintain long-term success for this award-winning California Distinguished school.
KMAP raises funds for programs, promotes the school, and advises the Kings Mountain Children's Center after-school program. It provides a means of communication and collaboration between school families, parents, school staff, the community, and the Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) administration. Funds secured by KMAP are distributed for the educational and enrichment needs of the students.
Annually this group raises over $90k to help support enrichment programs on campus i.e. Music, Art, Interactive Science, Classroom Aides, Intervention Reading Support, After School Programming & more! Please help us by donating today.
Thank you for supporting our schools!
211 Swett Rd
Woodside, CA 94062
~ Interactive Science taught by a highly qualified science specialist. Each class has an opportunity to do hands on science work in our science classroom on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Staff position funded by KMAP.
~Music provided weekly to each class, a highlight of the students week and showcased at our school wide musical performance each spring. Staff position funded by KMAP.
~Art In Action taught on a weekly basis in each of our three mixed grade classrooms. This curriculum provides hands on art enrichment through use of various mediums i.e. paint, clay, charcoal pastels, pencil drawing and more.
~Library books are purchased regularly to help maintain a varied & challenging selection for our students. Weekly library visits occurs for all of our classes.
~Classroom Aides (paraprofessionals) work daily in each of our classrooms to help support our classroom teachers and ensure all students are receiving individual guidance and support.
~Our after school program Kings Mountain Children's Center (KMCC) is crucial to the families who travel to attend our rural mountain school. This program is financially supported by KMAP and offers after school homework help, arts & crafts, weekly cooking projects, outdoor play & exploration and even helps students learn to ride a bike!
~Reading Intervention is supported by a staff professional funded through KMAP who works with classroom teachers to identify and support students who need additional supports around literacy. Staff position funded by KMAP.
~Additional funds are used to purchase classroom curriculum in the form of online support programs such as Newsela & Prodigy that teachers can use to help support interactive learning through the use of technology in the classroom.
It Takes a Mountain Indeed, the families at KMES work hard to provide all our students with a dynamic learning environment. - The Stariha Family 2018