Learn About our District
The San Juan Unified School District is proud to serve more than 40,000 students in 65 schools and special education centers, preschools, and adult education programs in diverse northeast Sacramento County.We believe education is a partnership of families, staff, students and the community. Learn more about our mission here. Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions about the district.
District Strategic Plan: A five-year results-based plan developed through input from a cross-section of the community.
LCAP: The Local Control Accountability Plan is a new state requirement that helps allocate resources based on student outcome priorities.Most schools have their own individual Strategic Plans as well as a Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) developed by each School Site Council.A school board is a group of elected officials that:
- Hears the views of the public
- Sets district policies and goals
- Decides how to prioritize and spend the district's funds
- Keeps in touch with other school boards and government bodies
- Oversees employee relations
- Approves contracts
- Establishes curriculum and standards
Board of Education
San Juan Unified School District
3738 Walnut Avenue, Carmichael, California 95608
P.O. Box 477, Carmichael, California 95609-0477
Family and community members are also encouraged to participate in one of our Community Advisory Committees or Board Advisory Committees, which provide recommendations to the Board on a variety of issues.School districts are funded through a mix of local property taxes, federal funds and state funds. State funds represent the largest share, and are distributed via the Local Control Funding Formula (or LCFF). Learn more about the LCFF here. Some schools receive federal funding to improve the education of disadvantaged students through a program called Title 1. The goal of the Title I program is to provide help to make school improvements and to assist students to their improve reading and mathematics skills.
Last Modified on March 23, 2020