News & Announcements

District English Learner Advisory Committee and District Advisory Committee

Mark your calendars! Parent engagement is critical and we invite your participation and feedback at our 2021-2022 District Advisory Committee and District English Learner Advisory Committee meetings. Our District English Learner Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity on English learner programs and services.

Important Message from the Superintendent

Message from the Superintendent on Health and Safety at our Schools: As we close the second full week of instruction, I wanted to express how excited we are to return to in person instruction and how proud I am of our school community's efforts to return to school safely. Your child's health and well being is our top priority, and I want to update you on our current health mitigation efforts, as well as increased support we are working to provide in the coming weeks.

Notice of Public Hearing: School Facility Fee Justification Report

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is justified to collect the legal maximum fee of $4.08 per square foot of residential development and $0.66 per square foot of senior citizen housing as authorized by Education Code Seciton 17620 and Government Code Section 65995. Additionally, it is also justified to collect the legal maximum fee of $0.66 per square foot of development on all categories of commercial/industrial development, as those categories of development create school facility costs ranging from $2.22 to $9.52 per square foot of future development. Full details found in the final report.

COVID-19 Guidance and Protocols

The school year is off to a great start and it has been wonderful to see students and staff back on campuses across the district. As we continue transitioning into our new normal, we are also mindful that COVID-19 is still in our community and that communities are seeing a rise in the Delta variant. Please find information related to COVID-19 protocols while in MPUSD schools and departments.

AB 104: Pupil instruction, retention, grade changes, and exemptions

Assembly Bill 104 includes provisions in the area of student retention, pass/no pass grades, and local graduation requirements exemption. If students and their families are interested in any of these three options, please contact the Education Services Department at 831-645-1200.

Reopening of Schools Districtwide Town Hall

MPUSD welcomes students and staff back to school in person, five days a week on Wednesday, August 4. The district hosts a virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, July 28 in English (5 p.m.) and Spanish (6 p.m.) to learn more.

MPUSD Digital Academy: Fall 2021

We hope your summer is off to a great start. The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is looking ahead to the fall kick off of the 2021-2022 school year. MPUSD and it’s schools will return to traditional, in-person, five days a week school beginning August 4, 2021. (Click headline to learn about MPUSD's Digital Academy.)

Monterey High School EIR

The District performed a full Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the planned Monterey High School Dan Albert Stadium project that consists of a lower softball and multi-use field, a multi-purpose weight room, added visitor bleachers, a new press box, improved accessible seating and safety features, and permanent lighting to the Dan Albert Stadium. The final EIR and project will be on the agenda for consideration of approval by the MPUSD Board of Education on July 27th, 2021.

Register Today: Preschool, Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten

Do you have a toddler, preschooler or child about to enter transitional kindergarten or kindergarten? Don't delay as our classes are filling to capacity at some school sites and we want to be sure your child is registered for the 2021-2022 school year.

NOTE: We currently have openings for our preschool programs in-person for our summer program!
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