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Parent Involvement

Parent Involvement

Parent involvement is crucial to improving student achievement.

University High School has two active parent advisory committees: the School Advisory Committee (SAC) and the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).

In addition, Parents retain three seats (25%) on University High School's School Site Council (SSC). The SSC, which is a decision-making council comprised of teachers, students, staff, and parents, meets once a month on Thursday afternoons at 3:30pm. Parents and other community members are welcome at these meetings as well.

UCLA Center X Parent Trainings 2014-2015 in the Parent Center

We are please to announce that once again, UCLA Center X will be conducting parent trainings in University High School's Parent Center. Classes are on the following dates on Saturday's from 9 am to 11:30 am.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 Successful Transition to High School

Saturday, October 11, 2014 How To Be Successful in Math

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Preparing for College

Saturday, November 8, 2014 Applying for College

Saturday, December 6, 2014 Paying for College

Saturday, December 13, 2014 Topic TBA

Space is limited to 25 participants per class so reserve your spot by contacting Mr. Rock or Ms. Medina at the following:

Ms. Medina, Community Representative, yxm7470@lausd.net, (310) 914-3500 x782

Mr. Rock, Title I Coordinator, nmr1726@lausd.net, (310) 914-3580

 

Flyer for Parent Training Dates

Parent Meetings ELAC/ PAC Meeting Dates for 2014-2015

University High School Parents,

The English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) and the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet the following dates for the 2014-2015 school year in the Student Cafeteria from 6pm to 8pm unless otherwise noted. School Site Council (SSC) Orientation and Elections are also included below.

September 3, 2014 ORIENTATION for Elections for ELAC, PAC and SSC

September 11, 2014 TITLE I ANNUAL MEETING (4:30pm in Stivelman Theater prior to Back-to-School Night)

September 17, 2014 ELECTIONS for ELAC, PAC & SSC

October 8, 2014

November 12, 2014

December 10, 2014

February 11, 2015

March 18, 2015**

April 29, 2015

** Possible changes due to budget development process

 

Flyer for Parent Meeting ELAC/PAC Dates

 

Title I Staff

Yolanda Medina Parent/Community Representative (310- 914-3500 x782

Transportation Information

If you have questions about transportation, you can contact the Transportation Services Branch at (800) LA BUSES (800-522-8737).

You can also visit them on the Web at http://transportation.lausd.net

School Calendar

Today: 9/2/14

What is Title I?

"Title I" generally refers to the federal compensatory education services and funding provided to students and schools under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (known now as "No Child Left Behind").

Title I Schools are schools that have a large proportion (generally over 40%) of students who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.

Please click here to read information on income eligibility for the National School Lunch Program.

Aside from receiving free or reduced-price meals, students who qualify for Title I services also qualify for a variety of other benefits:

  • Fee Waivers for SAT, SAT II (Subject), and ACT tests
  • Partial Fee Waivers for Advanced Placement (AP) Tests

Schools also receive additional funding based on the percentage of their student population who qualify for Title I Services. These funds are used to increase and facilitate parent involvement at the school, and upgrade the instructional program throughout the school. University High School details how those funds are spent in the annual:

District Approved 2013-14 Single Plan For Student Achievement SPSA

Previous Single Plan for Student Achievement.