News & Announcements

Nov. 9 Board Retreat: Attendance Boundaries

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is evaluating and redrawing its school attendance boundaries for the 2022-2023 school year.

We welcome your participation in this process. You're invited to the November 9 Board of Education retreat to hear stakeholder feedback, provide community input, and learn more about the proposals for consideration.

2022 Trustee Redistricting

Every 10 years after the U.S. Census is complete, school district trustee areas must be reviewed to determine any necessary changes to boundaries. MPUSD is seeking volunteers to serve on a redistricting commission and is currently working with the Monterey County Office of Education to evaluate trustee areas.

MPUSD Resolutions for October 2021

During the month of October, the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District approved three resolutions to recognize National School Bus Safety Month, National School Lunch Week and School Administrator Week.

Saturday Academy Begins

Starting Saturday, October 16, students at Highland Elementary, Ord Terrace Elementary, Seaside Middle School and Monterey High School will be able to make up for lost learning time due to an absence.

MPUSD expects to add more schools as staffing becomes available.

Suicide Prevention Month - September 2021

On Tuesday, September 28, the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Board of Education approved a resolution to recognize September 2021 as Suicide Prevention Month.

If you or someone you know needs support, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text HOME to 741741.

MPUSD September 16 Town Hall Archives

MPUSD held a districtwide Town Hall on September 16 with an update on the school year, including COVID-19 protocols, process and communication. The PowerPoint presentation and video archive is available.

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.

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.

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.
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