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Thank you for your participation in this important survey to help develop our 2021-22 through 2023-2024 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  The LCAP is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities. The LCAP provides an opportunity for our district to share the how, what, and why programs and services are selected to meet our students’ needs.

The following questions will also help guide the development of the 2021 - 2024 LCAP. Please take a few minutes to answer and provide your feedback.

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* 1. Choose all of the NUSD sites you are associated with:

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* 3. I am a (choose all that apply):

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* 4. I have a child who is (choose all that apply):

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* 5. Select all of the school-sponsored activities that your child(ren) participate(d) in during the 19-20 regular school year and/or a modified/virtual version during the learning disruption period due to the pandemic.

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* 6. NUSD is committed to its vision of all NUSD students graduating college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens. Did you know NUSD’s graduation rate (95.7%) is the highest in Sacramento County?

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* 7. Did you know that among 167 districts that tested at least 5,000 students on the state exam California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), NUSD ranked 1st for having a 5% growth in English Language Arts (ELA)  and 5th for having a 4% growth in math? (These data points are from the 2018-19 assessment results - the 2019-20 assessment was suspended due to the pandemic)

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* 8. Did you know that all elementary schools have a program called Whatever I Need ( WIN) to address student’s academic growth on grade-level standards through enrichment and intervention?

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* 9. Did you know that a student who misses on average 2 days of school each month will miss 10% of the school year, be identified as “chronically absent”, and become at risk of falling behind and not graduating from high school?

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* 10. Did you know students are more likely to feel connected at school if they are involved in activities and specialized academic programs, even if it's through distance learning or other virtual means?

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* 11. Did you know that NUSD offers the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) to all 10th graders and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) to all 11th graders during the school day at no cost to families in support of the district’s vision of graduating students college and career ready? (At this time, these exams are scheduled for April, following all local health and safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19)

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* 12. Did you know NUSD has expanded its offerings of rigorous college-level coursework at our high schools which has resulted in more than 50% of our students taking an Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) class before graduation?

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* 13. Did you know NUSD provided chromebooks to all students who needed a device during the pandemic which moved our district to a 1:1 computing device per student?

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* 14. Did you know NUSD provided WiFi hotspots to students who needed access to the internet during the pandemic?

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* 15. Did you know NUSD offered technology support to families during the pandemic?

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* 16. Did you know NUSD offers a Parent University program that focuses on College and Career Readiness, Health and Wellness, and Parenting Awareness by partnering with community agencies and organizations to offer free courses, family events and activities that equips families with new or additional skills, knowledge, resources, and confidence to support our students?

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* 17. Did you know NUSD provides the following to support and increase social, emotional, and physical wellness in our District by providing:

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School Psychologists at all school sites
Social Workers supporting students across the district
School Counselors at secondary schools
24-hour/7 days Crisis Response Online Referral Forms / Phone Number
Internet and Social Media monitoring to identify safety and crisis concerns
Universal Screener for grade 4-12 to identify student social emotional support needs
Behavior Support Teams
Social Emotional Workshop for students and parents
Athletic Physicals
Immunizations
Vision and Hearing Tests
Meals that promote the nutrition needs of students
Joey’s Food Locker to support our students and families in need
Homeless supports

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* 18. Did you know we also provided the following social, emotional, and physical wellness supports during the pandemic:

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COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Rapid Testing
COVID-19 Vaccinations
Virtual Tutoring and Wellness Center
1:1 parent supports through our Virtual Tutoring and Wellness Center
No-cost meals provided for pick-up at each school site
Homeless supports

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* 19. Making sure our students graduate with 21st-century skills that they can use in the workforce right after high school or college is a focus in NUSD. NUSD offers high school students 9 different Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways to choose from. Select the pathways that you knew NUSD offered to students.

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* 20. Select all of the following ways you stay informed about the happenings in NUSD.

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* 21. How did you hear about this Community Survey? Choose all that apply.

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* 22. Please provide final thoughts for priorities, actions, services, and/or programs you would like to see continued, improved, or increased by NUSD.

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