Essential Information for Sonora Elementary School District
Sonora Elementary School District is committed to transparency and providing access to important information for students, parents, staff, and the community. This page includes links to the required postings mandated by California education entities. We strive to ensure that all necessary information is easily accessible and readily available for review.
Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP)
Our collaborative plan was developed with input from parents, students, teachers, staff, community members, and other stakeholders. The LCAP outlines the goals, actions, and expenditures required to ensure student success and achievement in our education system.
The English Learner Master Plan provides a clear statement of policies related to the development, implementation, and evaluation of English learner programs and services. The Master Plan also provides specific procedural guidelines for the:
Identification, assessment, placement, and reclassification of students
Notification and involvement of parents
District English Learner Advisory Committee
Evaluation of English learner programs
Use of state and federal funds for EL programs and services
Parents Right To Know (ESSA)
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), parents have the right to know important information about their child’s education and the performance of their child’s school. This provision, known as “Parents’ Right to Know,” ensures transparency and empowers parents to make informed decisions regarding their child’s education.
IDT refers to the process of requesting enrollment for a student in a school district outside of their resident district. It allows families to explore educational opportunities that may not be available in their local district.
Code of Conduct Re:Employee Interactions with Students
The Board expects all adults with whom students may interact at school or in school-related activities, including employees, independent contractors, and volunteers, to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards in their interactions with students both within and outside the educational setting. Such adults shall not engage in unlawful or inappropriate interactions with students and shall avoid boundary-blurring behaviors that undermine trust in the adult-student relationship and lead to the appearance of impropriety.
All public agencies are required to provide auxiliary aids and services, free of charge, to ensure all qualified persons with speech, hearing, and/or vision disabilities can effectively communicate and participate in public programs, services, and/or activities.
We are committed to making our website accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. We provide information on accessibility features and accommodations to ensure everyone can fully engage with our online content.
Sonora Elementary School District promotes a safe and inclusive environment, free from discrimination. Our non-discrimination statement highlights our dedication to equal opportunities for all students, employees, and community members, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or other protected characteristics.
Title IX and Educational Equity
Sonora Elementary School District is dedicated to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment free from gender-based discrimination or harassment. This section provides information on Title IX regulations and resources for reporting incidents or seeking assistance.
Uniform Complaint Procedures
We are committed to addressing complaints and concerns promptly and fairly. This section outlines our uniform complaint procedures, guiding how to file a complaint regarding various issues, such as discrimination, harassment, or instructional materials.
Williams Case Information
In compliance with the landmark Williams v. California lawsuit, this section provides information about the rights of students and the community regarding instructional materials, facilities, and teacher vacancies.
Citizens' Oversight Committee
The Citizens’ Oversight Committee is essential to ensuring accountability and transparency in using taxpayer funds for educational purposes. Comprised of community members, parents, and representatives from various stakeholder groups, the committee serves as an independent body that monitors and reviews the expenditure of funds related to bond measures or other designated educational programs. Their role includes evaluating whether the funds are being used in alignment with the intended purposes, conducting regular financial audits, and providing reports to the public. By overseeing funds, the Citizens’ Oversight Committee plays a crucial role in maintaining public trust and ensuring that resources are used effectively to support the educational needs of students and the community.
Integrated Pest Management Plan
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a comprehensive approach to pest management that focuses on practical strategies while minimizing the impact on human health and the environment.