Students who have uncertain housing, a temporary address or no permanent physical address are guaranteed enrollment in school by the federal McKinney-Vento Act and California state law.
If you live under any of the conditions below, you are able to attend school and DO NOT need to provide proof of residency, immunization records or tuberculosis skin-test results, school records, or legal guardianship papers.
Antelope Valley Union High School District is committed to ensuring that ALL students
Have Opportunities to Persist in Education (HOPE).
Below you'll find links to the the most current information and resources for students and families experiencing homelessness:
For more information about developing a Hope Scholar Mentoring Program, please contact McKinney Vento Liaison: Yasmin Dorado
DISTRICT STEERING COMMITTEE
Dr. Robert Harris, Makeba Hale, Kalani Logan, David Rivas, Cynthia Mesler, Angela Fields, Yasmin Dorado, Dr. Kathryn Taylor
- AVUHSD innovative practice was developed as part of the Homeless Innovative Practice Grant application process.
- Our program is centered on promoting a culture of leadership, accountability and ownership among educational partners districtwide.
- District-wide professional development (synchronous and asynchronous) for hope scholar mentors, families, administrators, classified staff and certificated staff.
- Monthly and quarterly learning opportunities facilitated by the Coordinator of Student Services (Homeless Student Liaison)
- Overarching goal is to continually develop the capacity of mentors and provide structured time to assess student performance metrics district-wide.
District Steering Committee Directory:
Director of Categorical Funds
Director of Equity
Dr. Kathryn Taylor
McKinney-Vento Head Counselor
McKinney-Vento SPED Support