At Sacramento Apartments, we understand the importance of education in today's
society. Parents want nothing more than to place their children in schools where
they know their children will be in good hands. Especially when moving to a new
area, parents want to make sure that there are appropriate schools nearby.
Researching specific needs and wants for their children's education is the first
step that any moving parent should take. A simple phone call to the school's
district will answer most of your questions, but not all. Some cases may require
a visit to a counselor who is more than willing to help a parent find the right
education and school for their kids. The internet is also a very useful source
for information regarding ANYTHING related to your child's education. Here is a
link to the Sacramento City Unified School District website.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What is the California Department of Education's phone number?
Where do I find out about my child's school of attendance?
Call Student Records, 643-9431. From your address, they can tell you the elementary, middle or high school of attendance.
How to change schools from our neighborhood school to another school INSIDE the district?
You need an Intra-district permit. Call Student Services at 643-9435 OR
You need to apply for Open Enrollment in January for the following year. Call Open Enrollment at 643-9075.
How to change schools from our neighborhood school to another school OUTSIDE the district?
You need to request an Inter-district permit. Call Student Services at 643-9435.
Who do I call for Payroll, STRS, PERS information?
Call Payroll, 643-9400
Who do I call for School Calendar questions?
Call the Communications Office, 643-9040
What is the Parent Complaint Process on issues pertaining to school employees?
Speak to your vice principal or principal. If the issue is still unresolved, you may call the associate superintendent who oversees your school.
Who handles problems at the school site pertaining to building use, air conditioning, heating, grounds?
Speak first to your vice principal or principal. The principal will inform the Plant Manager who will contact the Buildings and Grounds department.
What does my child need to get into school?
You need to bring your child's birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency such as a utility bill.
Who handles school cafeteria concerns and menu questions?
Call Nutrition Services, 277-6716. The menu is printed in "The Connection," and on "School Lunch Web Page", and is recorded on the 24-hour information line, 643-9497.
School Uniforms complaints and questions.
Call Graciela Albiar, Director of Federal and State Programs, 643-9160.
Who handles vendor questions? How does a vendor get an RFP?
Our Purchasing Department handles all vendor RFP's and other vendor information, 277-6663
My child was suspended. How do I appeal the suspension?
There is an appeal process. The Behavior and Placement Office will set up a hearing, 643-9425
Who handles health issues at school, such as lice?
Call Health Services, 643-9412
What is the process for distributing flyers and other information at school sites?
All flyers/information needs to be approved by the Communications Office first. Once approved, you may bring it to the school site administrator and he/she will advise you on the best way to disseminate at the school site. Communications Office, 643-9040
What before- and after-school programs does the district have?
You may contact our After School Coordinator Joe Hudson, 643-9235, to get a complete listing of the after school programs in the district. The City of Sacramento coordinates both before- and after-school 4th R programs. You may reach them at 808-6021. The City of Sacramento also coordinates START, a before- and after-school program. The START office number is 277-6197. The district's Children's Center is also a good resource for before- and after-school programs. Their number is 643-7800.
The Purpose of CDE
The California Department of Education (CDE) oversees the state's diverse and dynamic public school system that is responsible for the education of more than seven million children and young adults in more than 9,000 schools. The CDE and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction are responsible for enforcing education law and regulations; and for continuing to reform and improve public elementary school programs, secondary school programs, adult education, some preschool programs, and child care programs. The CDE's mission is to provide leadership, assistance, oversight, and resources so that every Californian has access to an education that meets world-class standards. The CDE is committed to working in partnership with local schools to improve student achievement.
The CDE's goals include:
Source from Sacramento Public Schools
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