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Yolanda Medina,  Parent/Community Rep, (310) 914-3500 x782

Nathaniel Rock, Title 1 Coordinator, (310) 914-3580

Noehmi Garcia, English Learner Coordinator, (310) 914-3608

Local District West Parent Engagement Unit

Parent Involvement Training Title I

Parent Involvement

Parent involvement is crucial to improving student achievement.

University High School has two active parent advisory committees: the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).


In addition, Parents retain three seats (25%) on University High School's School Site Council (SSC). The SSC, which is a decision-making council comprised of teachers, students, staff, and parents, meets once a month after school at 3:30pm (check school calendar for exact dates). Parents and other community members are welcome at these meetings.

Jupiter Grades

Did you know that Uni High teachers use an online program called Jupiter Grades to keep track of your son/daughters grades?  

Did you know that administrators and school staff use Jupiter Grades to communicate with parents by email? 

Did you know that you could receive an email or text notification once a week with your son/daughters grades? 


If you need help with Jupiter Grades or you want to update your information, please contact one of the following coordinators: 

Mr. Rock @ (310) 914-3580

Ms. Franca @ (310) 914-3606

Ms. Garcia @ (310) 914-3608  (In English or en español!)

What is Title I?

"Title I" generally refers to the federal compensatory education services and funding provided to students and schools under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (known now as "No Child Left Behind").

Title I Schools are schools that have a large proportion (generally over 40%) of students who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.

Please click here to read information on income eligibility for the National School Lunch Program.

Aside from receiving free or reduced-price meals, students who qualify for Title I services also qualify for a variety of other benefits:

  • Fee Waivers for SAT, SAT II (Subject), and ACT tests
  • Partial Fee Waivers for Advanced Placement (AP) Tests

Schools also receive additional funding based on the percentage of their student population who qualify for Title I Services. These funds are used to increase and facilitate parent involvement at the school, and upgrade the instructional program throughout the school. University High School details how those funds are spent in the annual:


UCLA Center X Parent Trainings 2015-2016 in the Parent Center

UCLA Center X Parent Trainings 2015-2016 in the Parent Center

We are pleased to announce that once again, UCLA Center X will be conducting parent trainings in University High School's Parent Center. Classes will be from 9 am to 11:30 am on the following dates:  

Saturday, September 12, 2015 Successful Transition to High School & A-G Requirements

Saturday, October 3, 2015 Success in Math & Common Core Standards

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Applying/Preparing for College

Saturday, November 7, 2015 Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Saturday, December 5, 2015 English Learner EL Programs

Saturday, December 12, 2015 School Culture/Climate & School Report Card


Space is limited to 25 participants per class, so reserve your spot by contacting Mr. Rock or Ms. Medina.


Ms. Medina, Community Representative,, (310) 914-3500 x782

Mr. Rock, Title I Coordinator,, (310) 914-3580



Link to Parent Trainings English and Spanish Flyer


What is ELAC?

The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) is composed of the parents of the English Learners at Uni High and discuss issues concerning the English Learner community.  Many times, these issues are school wide issues like attendance.  All parents, whether they are parents of English Learners or not, are welcome to attend and participate in the meetings.  

There are five elected officers that will make decisions and submit recommendations to the School Site Council. 

Click on the ELAC link on the top left to be directed to the ELAC page and find out more about our meetings.