Eureka Union
School District


Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)Top of Page

The LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan), a multi-year (3 year) document, includes five (5) goal areas which frame the priorities for our continual improvement. Our Board of Trustees approved the LCAP along with our District Budget at the June 29th Board Meeting. The approved LCAP document is 131 pages but a summary has been created below that provides highlights of each goal area as we begin the 2017-18 school year. To view the full LCAP click here.
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The following are highlights of each goal area:

Goal 1: Core InstructionTop of Page

All EUSD students will meet or exceed grade level standards in core academic areas through access to challenging instruction and high-quality programs and resources.

  • (1.1) HIGH-QUALITY INSTRUCTION THROUGH EFFECTIVE TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATE CLASS SIZE: Continue to provide high quality instruction for all students.
    • Recruit, retain and support accomplished certificated staff able to deliver challenging core instructional programs
    • Maintain effective, small class sizes  
  • (1.2) PROGRAM SUPPORTS & INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS (TEXTBOOKS, SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT, & LEARNING ENVIRONMENT ENHANCEMENTS): Provide ongoing, sustained investments in instructional materials, supplementary resources, supplies, and learning environment enhancements to ensure full implementation of the core instructional programs.
    • Implement adopted Language Arts curriculum (Amplify) for grades 6-8 in 2017-18
    • Providing all students with Standards-aligned textbooks in ELA and Math, and adopted/developed instructional materials in Science and History/Social Science
    • Allocating discretionary funds to school sites to support classrooms, site operations, and district-wide goals for the delivery of the core instructional program
    • Support for research-based supplementary resources that are effective at improving student learning and increasing engagement.
  • (1.3)  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ON MATH & ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS (ELA), NEXT GENRATION SCIENCE STANDARDS (NGSS), AND UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING (UDL): Adopt a targeted approach towards providing differentiated and data-driven professional development for teachers that is research-based and effective at improving student learning and increasing engagement.
    • Continue to provide training and support to all K-8 Math teachers, with a focus on the domains of number sense, fractions and ratios and proportions
    • Continue to provide differentiated training and support on newly-adopted ELA/ (ELD) English Language Development program with targeted focus on closing the gender gap in literacy skills and increased mastery in Speaking and Listening Skills
    • Continue to provide training on NGSS to facilitate content knowledge awareness among K-6 teachers and understanding of NGSS's 3-D teaching and learning model.
    • Continue to facilitate guided unit development on NGSS focusing on grade level shifts in content and the engineering practices
    • Provide targeted and consistent professional development on UDL principles and guidelines. Institute 1 lesson study cycle on UDL at junior high schools with Placer County Office of Education-trained coach facilitating
    • Enhanced teacher collaboration provided through release time as needed to continue to improve the core instructional program
    • Continued collaboration with the Roseville Joint Union High School District (RJUHSD) and neighboring TK-8 Districts will ensure that students are fully prepared for the pathways available to them as they transition from EUSD to their secondary educational pursuits
  • (1.4) SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT DEVELOPMENT: Complete District benchmarks in Language Arts and Math for piloting while utilizing newly adopted programs and other resources to refine district assessments.

Goal 2: Intervention and Student ServicesTop of Page

EUSD will provide students with access to targeted, evidence-based school and classroom practices, interventions and supplemental services, supporting the core instructional program, raising levels of student proficiency, resiliency, and school engagement.

  • (2.1) ACADEMIC INTERVENTION:  Provide multi-funded (Supplemental, Federal, Base) academic intervention supports across all sites, including an increase of certificated and classified staffing to provide intervention offerings during the school day, before and after school.
    • Continued commitment to allocate School Counselors at all school sites to support implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program
    • Additional school nurse allocation in order to address mandated functions and increased health needs of students
  • (2.2) ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT: Continue our commitment to students who are English Learners using targeted, evidenced based practices in order to support acquisition of English Language proficiency implemented by highly qualified certificated staff.
    • Coordinator of Supplemental Supports and Services to provide support for all student sub groups, with special emphasis upon our English Learners, Foster Youth and students eligible for free and reduced lunch
    • Offer Summer Boot Camp for identified English Learners and Extended School Year programs for eligible students with special needs, and Math Intervention Summer Camp for students in grades 4-6
  • (2.3) STUDENT RESILIENCY AND SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT: Continue our district-wide focus on enhanced student engagement, attendance and achievement to increase school connectedness, feelings of safety at school and overall physical and social/emotional wellness and resiliency for all students with a focus on at-risk students.
    • Attendance every day, except when ill or when an absence is absolutely necessary, to enable children to participate fully in our exemplary instruction in each and every classroom throughout the District. For family planning of appointments and vacation refer to our 2017-18 Student Calendar.
    • Funding for CPR/First Aid and other student-related health training will increase certification of staff so that we are better prepared to address health needs.
  • (2.4) SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES: Continue our commitment to provide services for students who are eligible for Special Education, aligned to Individual Education Plans which allow student progress on goals related to areas of need, implemented by highly qualified certificated and classified staff.
    • Realign special education staff for Specialized Academic Instruction at the 4-8 divisions, to narrow the achievement gap between students with disabilities (SWD) and general education students, by providing an increase of certificated staff instruction
    • Optional course offering of Physical Education and other electives to provide students in grades 7-8 who require Specialized Academic Instruction the opportunity to participate in enrichment course before and during the school day

Goal 3: EnrichmentTop of Page

All EUSD students will demonstrate increased levels of mastery and school engagement through participation in a wide variety of courses of study, including enrichments and electives.

  • (3.1) EUREKA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION (ESF): Continue to offer and supplement a wide variety of enrichment options and electives to address the diversity in interests, talents and abilities of all students, with continued support from ESF.
    • Destination Imagination, Music, Band and Choir, Extra-Curricular Activities, After-school sports, academic competitions, Summer Enrichment Camps
  • (3.2) GATE: Engage in a different GATE identification protocol, using an optional alternative test (NNAT3) that is culturally agnostic to improve identification of giftedness among traditionally under-represented groups. All Grades 3-8 SED and EL students will be invited to participate in GATE testing. 
  • (3.3) ZERO PERIOD: Expand elective options in the Junior High schools by continuing to offer zero-period PE and other electives during this period and by implementing to a 6-period master schedule.
  • (3.4) SPANISH ENRICHMENT: Expand implementation of the program in all 4-6 schools. All K-6 students will have access to Spanish instruction.

Goal 4: Support ServicesTop of Page

EUSD will maintain effective and efficient operational and administrative support services to students and staff to ensure ongoing focus on the educational program and support of student achievement and engagement.

  • (4.1) SUPPORT SERVICES - EXISTING SERVICES: Provide administrative, maintenance, custodial,  technology and transportation services to support the educational programs by recruiting, retaining, and managing quality staff who are supported with appropriate resources, materials and  professional development.  Maintain appropriate systems and controls to protect resources and ensure quality and compliance of programs and operations.
    • Management, technical, and clerical operations will be provided at the District level to support administrative, personnel, payroll, fiscal, curriculum, student information, special services and intervention, and operational functions throughout the District.  These services will support student achievement by providing appropriate staffing, resources and training to operate successful and compliant educational programs and promote student, staff, parent and community engagement.
    • School office staff will provide management and clerical services to guide and support students and school staff in implementation of district-wide programs, while maintaining the local school culture and family engagement that is crucial to student recruitment, retention, and educational achievement.  Related functions include maintenance of student records and attendance, communications and liaison with parents, PTC, community groups, safety and disaster preparations, support of instructional staff, maintenance of school budgets, etc.
    • Skilled maintenance, custodial, and grounds functions will ensure safe, clean, and well-maintained facilities, learning environments and staff working conditions. Continued focus will be on Improving coordination  with school sites through organized classroom/facility assessments and electronic work order system
    • School and District level staff will assess, research, install, implement, maintain, and monitor technology systems, software, equipment, and best practices to provide updated, reliable and secure access to technological tools to support 21st Century learning in the classroom, with a focus on state standards and CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress) assessments.  Provide ongoing funding for the resources needed for full implementation of the grade by grade skills for students specified in the Scope and Sequence included in the EUSD Education Technology Plan.  Appropriate support will also be provided for infrastructure and administrative operations
    • Support student engagement with school by providing quality, and efficient Home to School (HTS) and Special Education bus service to improve safety, punctuality and overall attendance rates. Focus will continue on increased communications, professional development for increased driver capacity in technical areas and in student discipline/communication
  • (4.2) TRANSPORTATION: Home to School support through bus passes at no charge will continue to be offered to students eligible for Free/Reduced Lunches, Foster Youth and Homeless students, which in turn will encourage improved attendance.

Goal 5: Learning Environment and FacilitiesTop of Page

Provide safe, well-maintained and environmentally sustainable facilities to foster effective learning environments and valued community centers.

  • (5.1) SAFETY AND SCHOOL CLIMATE: Ensure school safety continues to be addressed per the recommendations set forth through the D-Prep Site Vulnerability Reports and the Comprehensive School Site Safety Plans, including adequate resources and funding for professional development and collaboration opportunities.
    • Continue fostering partnerships with local agencies and community organizations such as Placer County Sheriff's Office, Placer County Fire, Roseville City Fire, Police Departments, Placer County Office of Education, Red Cross, Bayside, etc.
      • Provide continued funding to staff at least one full time School Resource Officer (SRO) to support our  EUSD Junior High schools and Granite Bay area schools in partnership with the Placer County Sheriff''s Office.
      • Provide resources (district-wide and through school site discretionary budgets) to enable school site teams to work with law enforcement and fire department partners to further strengthen safety by collaborating for effective emergency and evacuation drills, best practices, etc.
      • Partnership with City of Roseville (Work as a partner with the City of Roseville on the Safe Routes to School grant for our Roseville City area schools.
    • Safety Implementations
      • Implementation of D-Prep Recommendation, to provide continued funding, district-wide and through site discretionary budgets, for the purpose of enabling the site teams to develop unique site-specific plans for addressing the safety measures per recommendations from recent studies.
      • Implementation of Public School Works, an on-line training program for professional development that meets legal mandates and safety procedures. 
      • Continue piloting options for an electronic Visitor Sign-In /Sign-Out format which allows for confidentiality and ease of tracking for volunteers, who is on campus, early dismissals from campuses, etc.
      • Study options for effective communications software to support emergency and disaster preparedness efforts.
  • (5.2) FACILITIES: Continue to assess the condition of facilities and prioritize needed repairs, deficiencies, and improvements throughout the District to effectively allocate limited Deferred maintenance funds to maximize valuable public resources and accommodate changing learning environments.
    • Deferred Maintenance
      • Update  Deferred Maintenance 5-Year Plan and continue to re-prioritize and complete projects reviewed by the Facility Sub-Committee, with focus on safety and immediate facility preservation needs
      • Work Flow Processes to continue collaboratively with Project CM to review Deferred Maintenance and Routine Maintenance functions, practices, and processes to increase efficiency in ongoing facility related operations, e.g., work order systems, RFQ and RFP processes, updated contractor/vendor lists, facility building inventories and mapping, project management, etc.
      • Maintain and refine facility conditions assessments/surveys
      • Effectively address identified issues through improved project management and communications between M&O and site staff
    • Facility Master Plan
      • Work with Project CM to develop an updated long term plan for facility improvements and sources of revenue
    • Enhanced Community Access
      • Continue to refine Use of Facility rental/schedule  processes and workflow
      • Continue community partnerships to coordinate with local agencies and community groups  through collaborative use of resources
      • Continue working with Placer County Parks Department to potentially develop unused EUSD property for additional field/community center space
  • (5.3) ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY/ ENERGY EFFICIENCY: (Continue  to research, plan, and implement measures for increased environmental sustainability to accommodate changing learning environments and various regulatory requirements associated with energy management and conservation, water conservation, hazardous materials handling, and ADA compliance.
    • Energy Projects
      • Prop 39 Energy Saving Projects -
        • Continue to work with Project CM to implement Prop 39 projects
        • Develop additional Prop 39 Energy Expenditure Plan (EEP) applications pending availability of funding and prepare for related reporting/audit 
        • Provide related professional development to improve efficiency and effectiveness of scheduled maintenance of new HVAC equipment
      • Other Grant/Rebates
        • Explore availability of funds (such as PGE on-bill financing)  for additional energy and water savings measures to result in ongoing operational savings
    • Environmental Compliance
      • Environmental Regulations & ADA Compliance
        • Provide adequate resources for staff training to ensure compliance with regulations

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