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Melville S. Jacobson Elementary School
W. Kavanagh Ave., Tracy, CA 95376 
209.830.3315 - Main Office
209.830.3316 - FAX



Announcements and Events 


Universal Breakfast Program  

Jacobson has a universal breakfast program where every child has the opportunity for a free breakfast. Breakfast starts at 7:55 a.m. for kindergartners and 8:05 a.m. for grades 1-5. There is no cost for this breakfast
Student Lunch Dropoff 
If you are dropping off lunch for a student, we ask that all lunches are in the office by 11:15 a.m. regardless of the grade level. We have a pen/post-it for you to mark your Childs lunch. We tell all the students that if you do not have a lunch, please check the office on your way to the cafeteria. We do not call the classrooms to let them know there is a lunch in the office.
Arrival/Dismissal Car Line
At dismissal, all students will proceed through the front gates to the car line up. All bus students will report to the side of the school (Camilia Drive) where the bus pick-up is. Students are not allowed to be picked up on the side of the school. 
  • We are asking parents of 3:00 p.m. students to please wait until 2:50 p.m. to enter the car pick-up line. This gives the parents of 2:30 dismissal time to pick up their students.
  • We are asking kindergarten PM parents to please wait until 3:10 p.m. before getting in the car pick-up line, so that our 3:00 pm students can be picked up.

If cars are in line before their time and during dismissal, it causes a major back up.


Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy







Aug 11 - First Day of School

Aug. 13 - Back to School Night, 6:00

Sept 2 and 3 - Fall Pictures

Sept 7 -  NO SCHOOL 





Dear Jacobson Families,
I hope you are enjoying the last few days of summer break.  I am very excited to be the principal at  Jacobson Elementary and serve this wonderful community of Tracy.  Please stop by the school on August 7th after 5:00 to find out who your child’s teacher will be this year.  Don’t forget the first day of school is August 11th.  All of  Jacobson’s staff is eager to meet you and look forward to an amazing year together!  Back to School Night is Thursday, August13th.  Parents, please join us from 6:00-7:30 p.m to meet your child’s teacher and learn important information about the school and ways to support your child’s education. We are happy to welcome the Boys and Girls Club, our new after school program. Registration for Boys and Girls Club will be held at the school July 27-31 from 9:00-11:00 and 1:00-4:00.  If you are new to the area and need to register your student at Jacobson, please stop by the office July 29-August 5th  between 9:00 to 11:30 or  1:00 to 3:00.  Again, welcome to Jacobson Elementary, looking forward to a GREAT year!  Go Jaguars!
Best Wishes,
Tania Salinas
Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is a success.”  - Henry Ford