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Student Handbook 2016-2017

ENROLLMENT/ADMISSION POLICY K-12 Prior to student enrollment in our school, ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS(s), returning and new, MUST attend a Parent Orientation meeting and sign in receipt and acknowledgement of a parent/student handbook to acknowledge their commitment to G.C.S mission and educational program. All students are required to be in attendance on the 1st day of school on August 8, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. for K-6 and at 7:55a.m. for 7-12 to be assured their placement on our enrollment records. Any newly enrolled student not here on that first day and time may be replaced by a student on the current waiting list. If you enroll your child anytime during the school year, parents and students will attend an orientation meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, before your child will be allowed to enter his/her classroom. All new and current 9th Graders will be required to take a placement test in Mathematics and English Language Arts prior to the first day of school. All new incoming students from 10th-12th Grade must take a placement test GCS Board Policy: 2013-14-09-04: Incoming freshman: MUST have successfully passed the 8th grade academic courses. Incoming sophomore: Student must have successfully completed 60 units of credit. Incoming junior: Student must have successfully completed 120 units of credit. Incoming senior: Student must have completed 180 units and complete their entire senior year at Guidance Charter School. Guidance Charter has the right to review and conduct a school board hearing on any extenuating student admission (i.e. not continuously enrolled in an academic program, disciplinary or miscellaneous information in academic history). The Guidance Charter School Board will review discipline, attendance and academic records to determine whether the individual may pose a danger to students or staff. The hearing and notice will be conducted within 30 calendar days of receipt of application and parents will be notified via U.S. mail of the hearing decision. PARENT/GUARDIAN VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES AND POLICY K-12 All volunteers MUST sign in at the front office to receive a volunteer badge. All parents who wish to volunteer for the school for more than 10 hours are required to submit a live scan background check at their own expense. Volunteering at the school will be in accordance to the needs of the school that day, and assignments will be given at the front office. Volunteering in the classrooms will require prior approval from the classroom teacher and school administration. Parents/guardians who volunteer in the classrooms will be limited to no more than twice a week in any given class. Volunteers are required to sign out when they leave the campus and return their badge to the office secretary. 5


Student Handbook 2016-2017
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