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It's important that students and families are aware of their rights and how to contact the Santa Clara Unified School District with complaints.  Please see the 2017-2018 SCUSD Student and Parent Handbook (English, Spanish, Vietnamese) or go to the SCUSD website for more information.

Expanding the Sports Program

Any students or parents who would like to express interest in adding or expanding sport teams at Peterson may complete this inquiry form.  The form will be submitted to SCUSD's Title IX Compliance Officer, Andrew Lucia.  

Athletics Participation Summary

Peterson Athletics

2019 - 2020 Peterson Athletics Schedule

See the sport specific page for more details.


  • Try-Outs mid-August
  • Games Start Sept. 10
  • Season Ends Oct. 17

Girls Basketball / Boys Soccer

  • Try-Outs mid-October
  • Games Start Nov. 7
  • Season Ends Dec. 19

Boys Basketball / Girls Soccer

  • Try-Outs mid-January
  • Games Start Feb. 11
  • Season Ends Mar. 26

Track & Field

  • Training after the April break
  • First Meet May 13
  • Season Ends May 20


  • Season starts after the February break; listen for announcements.  Match schedule to be announced.
Peterson Athletic Director
Contact Jeremy Advincula  Jeremy Advincula (408) 423-8237 PE Teacher/Athletic Director
Santa Clara Valley Middle School Athletic League Rules

Special Guidelines for Specific Sports

Tie-breakers for volleyball. basketball, and soccer:

  • Head to head
  • 2-way tie for 4th seeds = 1 game playoff
  • 3-way tie for 3rd seeds = lottery (see order of elimination
  • 3-way tie for 4th seeds = format will go to top 6 teams with #1 and #2 seeds getting bye's.  #6 plays at #3, and #5 plays at #4 (games played on Monday); winners will play #1 & #2 seeds - schedule will depend on the outcome from Monday's games.
Santa Clara Valley Middle School Athletic League Schools

Peterson Middle School - 1380 Rosalia Ave., Sunnyvale, 94087

Buchser Middle School ~ 111 Bellomy St., Santa Clara, 95050

Cabrillo Middle School ~ 2550 Cabrillo Ave., Santa Clara 95051

Don Callejon K-8 School ~ 4176 Lick Mill Blvd., Santa Clara 95054

Crittenden Middle School ~ 1500 Middlefield Rd, Mountain View 94043