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Washington Unified Unified School (WUSD) is days away from the start of the 2022-2023 school year on August 10th, while Washington Middle College High School opens on August 15th. We can all agree that student success is directly linked to attendance, so we ask you to join us these first few weeks in helping students build a habit of good attendance early and often by encouraging them to attend school every day and on time, ready to learn.
Here are some helpful shortcuts to important resources as you make your final preparations for the start of the school year.
Enrollment is still open for all NEW students in the school district. Whether you are just starting your educational journey in search of the right Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten option or looking for a change, then WUSD is the home for you. For more information, visit
WUSD successfully launched a new Virtual Academy (WUVA) in 2021-22, providing fully-online learning options for all students in grades K-8. WUVA is much more than a replacement for in-person instruction. It is a program of choice, led by WUSD credentialed teachers trained in delivering instruction in a virtual format utilizing various strategies and tools.
New in the 2022-23 school year, WUSD is jumpstarting the only Newcomer Center in the entire Sacramento area to support students that are new to the country with limited prior schooling and limited English language knowledge. With a growing population of newcomer students in our community, this initiative bridges the gap for families by providing targeted instruction on foundational skills.
Looking ahead, WUSD is pleased to share that the District received a $200,000 grant through the California Community Schools Partnership Program to launch two full-service Community Schools/Wellness Centers located on existing K-8 campuses. These neighborhood hubs will provide more access to services that support our children in various ways, reinforce social-emotional health, strengthen family engagement, and improve community health.
WUSD is also rolling out a new equity-centered Strategic Plan for 2022 to 2027. With additional investments prioritized for the recruitment of a Restorative Justice and Equity Coordinator and Social-Emotional Learning Coordinator, the District is fully committed to reinforcing the current strengths of our school system while recalibrating WUSD’s vision and promise of delivering equity, excellence, and empowerment for every student, every day.
Thank you for your continued support, and we are ready to welcome our students as we begin a new, exciting chapter in WUSD.
With Gratitude,
Dr. Cheryl P. Hildreth
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