Student & Parent Services
Sacramento City Unified School District is the 10th largest public K-12 district in California and one of the oldest in the western United States (established in 1854). SCUSD serves 43,000 students on 76 campuses, which include quality neighborhood schools and sought-after specialty programs.
Student Support and Health Services (SSHS) offers a wide range of social, emotional, and health resources to help students thrive. We promote attendance and a positive school climate by focusing on the whole child, providing critical support services and removing barriers to learning.
The Family and Community Empowerment (FACE) Department provides training, information and technical assistance to assist all SCUSD schools in the creation of effective school-family partnerships.
FACE supports families and schools in building capacity for achievement focused family engagement through the following programs:
Parent Leadership Pathway Training Series–Engagement Linked To Learning
Youth Development Support Services (YDSS) provides support to teachers and school site administrators in creating an environment conducive to the achievement of academic, as well as social-emotional, success for all students. Services are based upon the philosophy of building resiliency to assure that students successfully adapt in the face of adversity and develop social, academic, and vocational competence.