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The Mariposa County Unified School District is committed to providing a safe school environment where all individuals in education are afforded equal access and opportunities. The District’s academic and other educational support programs, services and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any individual based on the person’s actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Specifically, state law prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in enrollment, counseling, and the availability of physical education, athletic activities, and sports. Transgender students shall be permitted to participate in gender-segregated school programs and activities (e.g., athletic teams, sports competitions, and field trips) and to use facilities consistent with their gender identity. The District assures that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation in District programs. Complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying are investigated through the Uniform Complaint Process. Such complaints must be filed no later than six months after knowledge of the alleged discrimination was first obtained. For a complaint form or additional information, contact the Director of Human Resources & Student Services (Discrimination/Equity and Title IX Coordinator) at (209) 742-0250. The address is: P.O. Box 8 / 5082 Old Highway North in Mariposa, CA.

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El Portal School is located in El Portal, California, a small town in the Merced River canyon fifteen miles west of Yosemite Valley and thirty miles east of Mariposa. This location provides amazing outdoor learning opportunities for the students of our Necessary Small School.  Curriculum and instruction are driven by district-adopted academic standards. Instruction is often theme-based, with strong science, visual and performing arts components. Physical education includes learning to swim, ski, hike in the mountains and play tennis. Parents and our Yosemite National Park partners contribute to the rich learning environment.     

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Notification of DELAC Meeting

Notification of DELAC Meeting



Dear Parents of English Learners:


Mariposa County Unified School District would like to cordially invite you to attend our first English Learner Advisory Committee meeting for the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, November 8th from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM in the El Portal School computer lab.  


California law requires that parents / guardians of English Language Learners be included in an advisory committee specifically dealing with the district's English Language Development program and other ELL issues.  Being informed and involved in your children's education is a great way to help our district continue to provide the best learning environment and academic experience for them. As parents of English Language Learners, you are in the unique position of best understanding the challenges and needs of ELLs and their families within our district. MCUSD encourages your input and participation in this very important committee meant to ensure the optimal educational program for ELs and a working partnership with their families.  Whether you join our district's English Learner Advisory Committee or just attend the meetings to make sure your voice and input are heard and considered, we urge you to attend and participate.


We hope to see you then!




Estimados padres de familia de los estudiantes del idioma inglés:


El distrito escolar unificado del condado de Mariposa (MCUSD) desea cordialmente  invitarlos a asistir a nuestra

primera reunión del Comité Asesor del programa en nuestro distrito escolar para estudiantes del idioma inglés

(conocido en ingles por sus siglas DELAC) para el año 2017-18 el miércoles, 8 de noviembre de 5:30 a 6:30 PM

en el laboratorio de computadoras de la escuela de El Portal.


Ley de California requiere que los padres / tutores de los estudiantes del idioma inglés sean incluidos en este Comité específicamente para asesorar nuestro programa de desarrollo del idioma inglés 

del distrito y otros temas de ELL. Ser informados e involucrados en la educación de sus hijos es una gran 

manera de ayudar a nuestro distrito a seguir ofreciendo el mejor ambiente de aprendizaje y experiencia académica para ellos. Como padres de estudiantes del idioma inglés, 

Ustedes están en la posición única de la mejor comprensión de los retos y necesidades de estudiantes

para quienes ingles no es su lengua natal y la de sus familias dentro de nuestro distrito. MCUSD anima a su entrada y participación en este Comite tan importante para garantizar el mejor programa educativo  

para estudiantes aprendiendo el idioma inglés y una alianza de esfuerzo unido con sus familias. 

Si se unen al Comité Asesor del programa para desarrollo del idioma inglés para alumnos de nuestro 

distrito o simplemente asisten a las reuniones sin ser miembro para asegurarse de que su voz y sus ideas sean escuchadas y consideradas, los invitamos a asistir y participar en la educación de sus hijos.

¡Esperamos verlos entonces!


         Sean Jacobs


         El Portal Elementary

        & Yosemite Park High
        209 379-2382

        Yosemite Valley School

        209 372-4791


volunteers needed for school wellness committee

Our district is revising our School Wellness Plan and we are forming a committee to ensure we hear from all stakeholders. We need input from parents, students, and community members. If you would like to be a part of this committee, please contact Sean Jacobs at 209-379-2382 or 209-372-4791

Sean Jacobs, Principal



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