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The California Department of Education requires schools and districts to ask students about school safety, the learning environment, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues.Westside gathers this information through the California Healthy Kids Survey. 5th – 8th graders will be participating in the California Healthy Kids survey December 11th – January 26th.Participation in the survey is voluntary on the part of the student, and we hope you will give permission so that your child's opinion and knowledge can be part of the information gleaned from the survey. The survey is anonymous. No names or any other identifying information are connected to the answers except for the name of the school.


If you wish to view the survey, you may do so at the school office or online.

If you have questions, please contact

Marguerite Johnson

Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services

(661) 722-0716

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Attendance is Important

  • In the elementary years, children who miss school are more likely to struggle academically and, in later years, to dropout entirely
  • In the secondary years, attendance is the No. 1 predictor of dropout and graduation rates
  • Attendance is a top indicator of being on track for graduation and for college and career readiness
  • Nearly 67% of course failures were attributed to low attendance
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    We'd Like to hear from you about your experience in our front office. We pride ourselves on providing great service and love to hear when we've met that goal and want to know when we've fallen short. Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey to provide feedback about your recent experience at Del Sur's office by clicking on this link.

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/26D66LG

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    Del Sur School is located in the northwest portion of the Antelope Valley at the intersection of 90th Street West and Avenue H. Our enrollment as of August 4, 2017 consisted of approximately 825 students in grades K-8. This school is operated as a K-8 school with a principal and a vice-principal.

    The educational program at Del Sur is framed by state guidelines and tailored by administrators, teachers, and parents working together to establish school priorities. The School Site Council helps coordinate school activities and generate the School Improvement Plan for students. Our English Language Acquisition Committee helps provide input and direction for our students. Students are rewarded for academic achievement, attendance, and for citizenship.

    Focusing on the positive helps to improve the total school climate at Del Sur School, we utilize John Wooden's Pyramid of Success to help motivate our students.Del Sur School continues to ensure that student learning is a priority through student engagement, the use of learning objectives, data, and professional development to enhance learning strategies including the AVID program, Project Lead The Way, and STEM . We also offer after school tutoring for grades 1-8, enrichment programs for all grades, and a Latino Literacy program for ELL parents. We are a true middle school and elementary school operating on the same campus.

    Many classrooms on campus utilize Google Classroom and technology is widely used by all grade levels. We are proud of our school wide garden, that students, staff and the greater community ave worked diligently together to create during the 16-17 school year. Students have the opportunity to join student clubs such as Interact, CJSF, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Dancing Feet. Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade are encouraged to join our sports teams including: Cross Country, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer and Track.

    Spirit Wear Schedule

    Tue

    Super Hero Shirt

    Wed

    AVID or College Shirt

    Fri

    Del Sur Spirit Wear

    Character Development Focus Skills

    BOYS TOWN SKILL: Accepting a Compliment (Week of 10/30/17)

    PERSONAL BEST SKILL: Self Control and Alertness

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