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Per Governor Newsom's Executive Order, California school districts were required to submit a written report outlining CCUSD's program changes in response to the COVID-19 closure. This report was approved by the Governing Board at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 23, 2020 and included steps taken by CCUSD to:
    • Continue high-quality distance learning
    • Provide school meals
    • Arrange for supervision of students
The full report can be accessed below:

Según la Orden Ejecutiva del Gobernador Newsom, los distritos escolares de California debían presentar un informe escrito que describiera los cambios en el programa de CCUSD en respuesta al cierre de COVID-19. Este informe fue aprobado por la Junta de Gobierno en su reunión programada regularmente el 23 de junio de 2020 e incluyó los pasos tomados por CCUSD para: continuar el aprendizaje a distancia de alta calidad, proporcionar comidas escolares, y arreglar la supervisión de los estudiantes. Se puede acceder al informe completo a continuación:

CCUSD LCAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee for Plan Year 2020-21

Based on feedback from our stakeholders, it was determined that stakeholder input would be more productive and meaningful when discussed collaboratively as a whole rather than in separate stakeholder meetings.  With the understanding that hearing from different groups broaden perspectives and help to inform discussions, CCUSD has established an LCAP Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC). The SAC includes a representative group of members that includes: school administrators, parents representing all sub-groups, teachers, PTA/Booster/CCEF leadership, Bargaining Unit leadership, district administrators, classified staff, board members, and students.  SAC meetings are open to all that are interested in participating. This year's SAC meeting dates are:





The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is the District’s interactive budgeting process, which helps CCUSD identify annual goals, develop strategic actions, and measure progress on academic achievement, school climate and parent engagement.


During the past three years, Culver City Unified has collected and reviewed data from multiple sources, including student achievement and stakeholder data, to help determine where funding should be targeted for continuous improvement in education. As a result of this comprehensive review, CCUSD has made major investments in LCAP initiatives such as Inclusive Practices, Educational Equity, Elementary Counseling, Elementary Arts Instruction, Instructional Coaching, Makerspaces, Technology, Infrastructure, and Mental Health.


After review and careful consideration of stakeholder feedback, the district has designed actions to further support our three district goals and eight state priorities: LCAP Town Hall Stakeholder Engagement Process Presentation (May 2019)Parents, staff and students were invited to review the proposed actions and provide feedback for our LCAP Survey, which was administered during the Spring of 2019.  Suggestions from stakeholder input were incorporated into the Annual Update, which was approved at the June 25, 2019 Board of Education meeting.


Stakeholders that would like to have more detailed information can review the Culver City LCAP document which includes attachments outlining our progress toward our goals. This document is also used by principals to inform stakeholders and elicit their input on ideas for next steps in improving our instructional program and environment for students.  At each school site, representative stakeholders on the School Site Council use the LCAP to create goals and actions in the Single Plan for Student Achievement (also known as the Single Plan or the SPSA).


To review the document, please click on the following link:  2019-2020 CCUSD LCAP


Para un resumen del Plan de Control Local del Distrito Unificado de Culver City, haga clic aquí:  CCUSD 2019-20 LCAP Summary-Spanish




Beginning in 2013-14, the state of California brought major changes to the way school funding is allocated, with the goal of channeling greater resources to the students who need them the most. This new funding is called Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Under California's previous system for funding K-12 schools, there were more than 40 funding categories, each for a specific purpose identified by the state. The LCFF model has established three sources of state funding with increased local control to determine the best use of those funds:

  • Per-Student Base Funding - The district receives a base level of per-student funding that varies slightly depending on the grade level of each student.
  • Supplemental Funding - This funding source adds 20 percent to the base funding for each English language learner, low income student and foster youth.
  • Concentration Funding - The third level of funding is equal to 50 percent of the entire base. However, this funding is only received if a district's enrollment of English language learners, low income students and foster youths exceeds 55 percent of its total enrollment. CCUSD does not receive this third level of funding, because its enrollment does not exceed the 55 percent threshold.