NCLB - Public School Choice (NCLB-PSC)
Authorized in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the District offers NCLB-PSC
to parents of all students enrolled in a Program Improvement (PI) school and Schools-At-Risk
for PI. As required by NCLB, the California Department of Education has identified
Title I schools as PI based on the school not meeting academic targets known as
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for two consecutive years. Students enrolled in a
PI school or Schools At-Risk for PI receive the option to transfer to a non-PI school.
In addition, the California Department of Education also designates
Schools At-Risk of being identified for Program Improvement in the next school year.
Schools-At-risk for PI may or may not be eligible for the NCLB-PSC program depending
on test results in Spring 2012.The list may change due to California Department
of Education data not being available at Choices brochure print time.
- Title I is the federal government’s compensatory education program authorized in
the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
- NCLB-PSC gives parents whose children attend PI schools or Schools At-Risk for PI,
the option to transfer to another Non-PI school. District-paid transportation is
provided to students who have enrolled in the NCLB-PSC program based on District
- Priority for NCLB-PSC applications must be given to the "lowest achieving children
from low income families."
- If your child participates in the NCLB-PSC program, your child will no longer be
eligible for free Supplemental Educational Services.
District-Paid transportation is provided for ELEMENTARY (K-5) applicants if they
reside outside a two-mile radius or outside the resident attendance boundary, whichever
The eligibility distance for SECONDARY students (grades 6-12) is five miles
SECONDARY students will be provided with transportation if they reside outside a
or outside the school attendance boundary, whichever is
Student Integration Services provides the Non-PI schools to parents for consideration
of NCLB-PSC transfer. Transportation information is not available at this time.
You may also visit the
NCLB-PSC Program Home Page
for additional information.
NCLB-PSC is administered by Student Integration Services. Please contact the office