April 16, 2024
Fifth-graders work on a category project at Madison Elementary College in El Cajon on Nov. 9, 2023. Picture by Ariana Drehsler for Voice of San Diego

Editor’s Word: Occasions of San Diego is privileged to share necessary work by different unbiased publishers in our area.

Voice of San Diego’s new 2024 Mum or dad’s Information to San Diego Colleges helps native households make knowledgeable selections for his or her youngster’s training. It’s one of the authoritative college guides in San Diego County.

The information explains college selection alternatives and enrollment deadlines, UTK and TK, what’s accessible for after-school care, and faculty efficiency knowledge in an easy-to-use format and far more.

This 12 months there’s in-depth data on Individualized Schooling Packages, or IEPs for college students with particular wants. These plans are crafted in partnership with a pupil’s college district and are meant to make sure that all youngsters have the help they should study and develop.

There’s additionally an examination of persistent absenteeism, which has turn out to be an enormous drawback because the pandemic.

For working dad and mom, there’s a useful map that exhibits what, if any after-school care choices districts across the county provide, and the way lengthy every district’s waitlist tends to be, if they’ve one.  

Final, there may be mountain of information about every of the county’s greater than 720 public faculties, from enrollment to persistent absenteeism to commencement charges. The authors have analyzed check scores and managed for household earnings to point out how efficient faculties truly are at educating youngsters.

The information is generously supported by The Girard Basis, David and Annie Malcolm, Lady Scouts of San Diego, Nordson Company, Brian Connelly & Associates, Carmel Valley Take a look at Prep, and all Voice of San Diego members.

To study extra, click on on this hyperlink to the Mum or dad’s Information to San Diego Colleges.