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Historical Reports

Policy Development Materials

Historical Reports

Students have been enrolled using the current student assignment policy since the 2011-12 school year. Each year, staff develops and shares reports and analyses to help the Board evaluate how well the policy is achieving its intended goals.

Ad Hoc Committee Presentations from the 2016-17 School Year

  • May 15, 2017. Reflected on discussions to date and provided staff with guidance on any initiatives the Board would like resourced and prioritized during the 2017-18 school year. Presentation.
  • March 8, 2017. The African American Parent Advisory Committee (AAPAC) provided feedback on challenges and opportunities created by our current student assignment policy. Presentation (AAPAC) 
  • January 31, 2017. Special Education and Multilingual Programs staff shared information on special education services and language programs offered to students, and shared any challenges and opportunities created by our current student assignment policy. Presentation
  • November 29, 2016. Comparison of diversity under current and neighborhood models for K-5 schools.  Lessons from other districts’ student assignment policies. Presented by Moonhawk Kim, Ph.D. and Norma Ming, Ph.D., SFUSD’s Research, Planning and Accountability Department. Presentation (RPA)
  • September 21, 2016. Analysis of the Board of Education’s 2008-2010 student assignment policy development process. Presented by Kyle Beckham, Stanford Doctoral Student, and Leah Gordon, Stanford Assistant Professor.Presentation (Stanford) Handout 1: History Handout 2: Options Discussion Summary
  • April 8, 2015
    • Are our schools becoming more racially isolated?
    • How does our current student assignment system, along with parental choice, shape the degree of racial isolation?
    • How might modifications to the algorithm produce better results?
    • What would it take to guarantee a spot for attendance area families in their attendance area school?
    • What might happen if the attendance area was ranked higher than CTIP1?
    • Do requests from CTIP 1 residents vary by race/ethnicity?
    • How might we adjust the CTIP1 tiebreaker to get more targeted?
  • April 24, 2014
    • To what degree is SFUSD reversing the trend or racial isolation and the concentration of underserved students in the same school?
    • Does the CTIP1 tiebreaker help reverse the trend of racial isolation and help provide equitable access?
    • Do middle school feeders help reverse the trend of racial isolation and help provide equitable access?
    • Do attendance areas have the capacity to accommodate kindergarten residents? Do kindergarteners request their attendance area school?
  • April 17, 2013
    • What percent of applicants submit their enrollment application on time, and does it vary by race/ethnicity?
    • What is important to families when choosing schools?
  • March 5, 2012
    • School improvement; tiebreakers; CTIP1; designations/waiting pools/inter-district assignments; demographics of enrollment; participation rates; choice assignments; attendance area boundaries; proximity and enrollment; applicants and enrollment; school transfers.

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