Below you will find some of the more common acronyms used in many of your educational programs, district documents, and parent committees.  This is designed to assist you in gaining a better understanding of the programs we offer our students and community members.  For further information, please contact your child’s school.

CUSD Educational Acronyms:

AFLP – Adolescent Family Life Program

AR-LTEL - At-Risk Long Term English Learner

ASES – After School Education and Safety program

ATOD – Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

ATODV – Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs, and Violence

AVID – Advancement Via Individual Determination

BCLAD – Bilingual Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development

CAASPP – California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

CAA – California Alternative Assessment

CART – Center for Advanced Research and Technology

CCS – California Content Standards

CDE – California Department of Education

CLAD – Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development

CLASSI – Clovis Assessment System of Sustained Improvement

CMC – California Mathematics Council

CNTP – California New Teacher Project

CSI – Clovis Support Intervention

CSTP – California Standards for the Teaching Professions

CTEL – California Teachers of English Language

CTE – Career Technical Education

CI&A – Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability

CUSD – Clovis Unified School District

DARE – Drug Abuse and Resistance Education

DELAC – District English Learner Advisory Council

DRA – Developmental Reading Assessment

EL – English Learner

ELA – English Language Arts

ELAC – English Learner Advisory Council

ECL – Exceptional Capable Learners

ELD – English Language Development

ELPAC – English Language Proficiency Assessment for California

EETT – Enhancing Education Through Technology

ESSA – Every Student Succeeds Act

FACT – Formative Assessment for California Teachers

FPM – Federal Program Monitoring

GATE – Gifted and Talented Education

HLS – Home Language Survey

IEP – Individualized Education Plan

IDAC – Intercultural Diversity and Advisory Council

IFEP – Initial Fluent English Proficient

iCAM – Interim Clovis Assessment Math

iCAL – Interim Clovis Assessment Language

LEA – Local Educational Agency

LEP – Limited English Proficient

LMC – Library Media Center

LTEL - Long Term English Learner

MOU – Memorandum of Understanding

NCTM – National Council for Teachers of Mathematics

NETS – National Educational Technology Standards

PAC – Parent Advisory Council

PAR – Peer Assistance and Review

PDPA – Professional Development Provider Agreements

PGLE – Principal Grade Level Expectancies

PLC – Professional Learning Community

PTC – Parent Teacher Club

PTRA – Plan, Teach, Review, Assess

QIA – Quick Inventory Assessment

RFEP – Reclassified Fluent English Proficient

RSP – Resource Specialist Program

SAP – Student Assistance Program

SARC – School Accountability Report Card

SART – School Assessment Review Team

SAT – Scholastic Achievement Test

SDAIE – Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English

SPSA – School Plan for Student Achievement

SRO – School Resource Officer

SSC – School Site Council

SSSA – School Services and Student Attendance

SST – Student Study Team

TGLE – Teacher Grade Level Expectancies

WASC – Western Association of Schools and Colleges

WEB – Where Everybody Belongs

Clovis Unified School District: Be the best you can be in mind, body, and spirit

Buchanan Area Schools

Buchanan Alta Sierra Cole Century Dry Creek Garfield Tarpey Woods

Clovis High Area Schools

Clovis High Clark Cedar Wood Clovis Elementary Mickey Cox Gettysburg Jefferson Red Bank Sierra Vista Weldon

Clovis West Area Schools

Clovis West Kastner Ft. Washington Liberty Lincoln Maple Creek Nelson Pinedale Valley Oak

Clovis North Area Schools

Clovis North Bud Rank Copper Hills Fugman Mountain View River View

Clovis East Area Schools

Clovis East Boris Fancher Creek Freedom Miramonte Oraze Temperance Kutner Reagan Elementary Young Elementary

Educational Services Area Schools

CART Gateway Clovis Online School Clovis Community Day School Clovis Adult Education Sierra Outdoor