The most recent copy of the C.K.
McClatchy High School
Student Handbook provides a great deal of
information about school rules and policies, student
services, and classes at CKM.
Annual Parent and Student Rights Notification and
Standards of Behavior Handbook provides summaries of
the district's policies and procedures for
parent/student rights and standards of behavior.
Just the Facts
For essential background information
on CKM—an overview of test scores, school history,
accreditation, and more—see
Just the Facts.
Free and reduced price meal
To learn if your student qualifies
for the free or reduced breakfast and lunch program,
visit the California Department of Education’s web page
eligibility guidelines for the current school year.
All students are given free and reduced meal forms at
the beginning of the school year. Applications for free
and reduced price meals are also now
online. Families are urged to complete the
application and submit it either to the cafeteria
manager or online.
For more information about the secondary menu and
pricing, as well as the nutritional information for each
menu, visit the
nutrition services page.
for specific directions on reporting your student
absent, information on early dismissal and late
arrivals, and Attendance Center contact information.
is a good starting point for questions about credits,
class schedules, college eligibility, and more.
Socio-Emotional Support for Students
Start Family Resource Center
Jennifer Dixon, 264-4714
Located in Room 31B, Healthy Start on
the CKM campus is focused on promoting the integration
of community and school resources to ensure student
success. Services Healthy Start may provide include
academic and attendance support, resolution of mental or
physical health issues, and enhancing the
self-sufficiency of students and families (clothing,
housing, school supplies). Healthy Start staff
participates in Student Study Team meetings and Student
Attendance Review Team meetings to help advocate for
students and help provide appropriate interventions.
Healthy Start may be initiated by a student,
parent/guardian, or school administrator.
Community partners allied with
Healthy Start at CKM include:
- California State University, Sacramento
- Catholic Health Care West
- Parker Family Resource Center Homeless Services
- City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation
- Panacea Services – Drug and Alcohol Counseling
- People Reaching Out
- La Familia Counseling Center
- River Oaks Center for Children
Stopping teen alcohol use
Alcohol abuse is prevalent at CKM.
The CKM PTSA prepared a helpful guide entitled,
Families Can Help Prevent Teen Alcohol Use.
First written in 2010, and revised in 2012 to include
new laws affecting teen alcohol use, this guide will
give you tips on how to stop underage drinking.
Persons Responsible for
Coordinating Section 504, Title II, Title IX and CCR
Dr. Gema Godina-Martinez
Healthy Start Coordinator,
Areas of responsibility for SCUSD and CKM staff
Academic Help for Students
The After School Safety and
Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program provides students
a safe place to receive core-instructional support and
homework assistance, as well as the opportunity to take
classes that offer elective credits.
ASSETs keeps the Library/Media Center open Monday
through Friday for free tutoring and homework
assistance. In addition to tutors, students also have
access to textbooks and computers. Library hours are
Monday through Thursday, 3:15-6:00 PM, and Friday
3:15-5:30 PM. Students also receive a supper every day
at 4:15 PM.
The ASSETs Office is located in the Library/Media
Center. Program Manager, Teng Xiong, is available 9:30
AM-6:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Students and parents
can contact him at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 264-4400,
Pebble Creek English language arts
CKM now uses this highly regarded
curriculum to help students identified as falling below
grade-level standards in English language arts. The
Pebble Creek curriculum is embedded into students’
regular English language arts class.
Zero and seventh period and outside-class
For those students who may be credit
deficient or need to bring up their grade point average,
a seventh period Study Skills class is offered for extra
support. For students who have failed one or more
classes and need to recover credits, Aventa Learning
credit-recovery program is offered during zero and
seventh periods. Students should consult with their
guidance counselor for details.
Many teachers also offer before- or
after-school study sessions or lunchtime tutoring before
unit tests, midterms, or final exams; or on an “as
needed” basis. If your student needs help, please ask!
Special education and gifted students
The Sacramento City Unified School
District has extensive information that may be helpful
for parents of students in
special education as well as parents of identified
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
is a parent committee organized to support parents of
students with special needs. Their monthly meetings,
however, are designed to support all parents and
guardians. Check our “Calendars” pulldown for a
permanent link to their
website calendar and the varied trainings and
workshops that they offer.
Resources for information on college admittance,
scholarships, and sites geared for specific populations.
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