Child Find


Child Find Obligations

The Child Find process requires Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) to identify, locate, and evaluate all children with disabilities residing in its jurisdiction. This obligation includes all students who attend private (including religious) schools, migrant or homeless students, students who are wards of the State, and students with suspected disabilities who are not advancing in grade level. (20 USC 1412 (a)(3)(A), 20 USC 1412 (a)(10)(A)(ii)(I), 34 CFR 300.111, 34 CFR 300.131, 34 CFR 300.111(c)(2), 34 CFR 300.101(c), 30 EC 56301.)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an umbrella term referring to the informal method of settling disagreements that may arise. In the field of special education, areas of disagreement sometimes involve implementation of the individualized education program (IEP), assessments and timelines, the content of the IEP, and the appropriateness of special education programs and/or services.  It is the intent of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that the IEP process be a

Warmline Family Resource Center


WarmLine is a Family Empowerment Center. As a Family Empowerment Center we provide training and information to families of children and young adults with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 22. We offer specialized training, peer-to-peer support, information and referral services.

Procedural Safeguards


Parents and Guardians of students with disabilities are afforded rights in the special education process.  A full copy of the Parent Rights and Procedural Safeguards document is offered to families at each annual Individual Education Plan meeting, and parents and guardians may ask any IEP team member questions about the process along the way.  

Special Education Rights Of Parents And Children Under The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, Part B, And The California Education Code.

School Finder
Find your neighborhood school and explore all your school options


Elementary, middle, and high school students are assigned to a designated neighborhood school based on where the student lives, as long as the school offers the services the student needs.

Each neighborhood school has a defined geographic boundary and is intended to serve the students who live within that geographic boundary.

To determine your child’s school of attendance based on school boundary, please use our School Finder tool.