Accreditation, Authorization + Reports
The Education Protection Account (EPA) provides local educational agencies (LEAs) with general-purpose state aid funding pursuant to Section 36 of Article XIII of the California Constitution. The EPA funding is a component of an LEA's total LCFF entitlement as calculated in the Principal Apportionment. Learn more about our Account Resolution, Spending Plan and Actuals here.
Each year, California schools must create or revise our Local Control and Accountability Plans to spend LCFF (Local Control Funding Formula) funds, designed to better support students qualifying for free or reduced-price meals, English Learners, and foster youth. UDA collects input from parents/guardians via our bi-annual survey and holds special meetings to collect feedback. Learn more about our LCAP here.
Urban Discovery Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Learn more here.
Urban Discovery Schools takes all complaints seriously. At the May 2015 Regular Board Meeting, a comprehensive Uniform Complaint Policy and Form was adopted to ensure that there were a formal complaint and response process. Copies of those documents are located on this page. Translated versions of these documents are available upon request. Please review the Urban Discovery Uniform Complaint Policy here. You may submit an Uniform Compliant by completing and submitting this PDF form or by via this helpful online form.
Urban Discovery Academy is proud to be fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The WASC accreditation process is a comprehensive self-study process to help schools thoroughly evaluate programs and processes to ensure rigorous student learning. Learn more and access Accreditation Letters and reports online here.
Urban Discovery Schools offers UTK to students who turn 4 before September 1 of that school year. Find our full Universal Transitional Kindergarten Plan below.
Urban Discovery Schools offers Expanded Learning Opportunities to all students, including summer academic programming, extended day learning, and other support opportunities. Find our full Expanded Learning Opportunities Plan below.
Charter schools are not allowed to discourage a pupil from enrolling or seeking to enroll in the charter school because the pupil exhibits any characteristics such as students with disabilities, academically low-achieving, English learners, neglected or delinquent, homeless, socially economically disadvantaged, foster youth, or based on nationality, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Charter schools are not allowed to request a pupil's records before enrollment or encourage a child who is enrolled in a charter school to disenroll or transfer to another school. A parent, guardian, or pupil (18 years or older) may file a Charter School Complaint Form to the authorizing entity if they suspect the charter school is in violation of Education Code Section 47605(d)(4). Use the form/process below to file a complaint.