What is the School Site Council?
The School Site Council (SSC) is responsible for reviewing the District LCAP, ensuring goals are aligned with the District’s Strategic Plan, and following up on measurement tools and progress toward those goals.
The SSC consists of an equal amount of parents or community
and staff, and serves as an advisory committee, not a policy-making committee.
Members may serve two years, and the principal remains a permanent member. The
council members are elected by parents.
Site Council meetings are opened to the public. Agendas for each meeting are
posted on the bulletin board in the school office and included in the school newsletter.
Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
As part of the State’s funding model known as Local Control Funding Formula, school districts are required to develop, adopt, and annually update a three-year Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), beginning on July 1, 2014, using a template adopted by the California State Board of Education. The LCAP is required to identify goals and ensure:
- Basic Services
- Implementation of State Standards
- Parent Involvement
- Pupil Achievement
- Pupil Engagement
- School Climate
- Course Access
- Other Pupil Outcomes