Grant Elementary School's Mission

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Agency or Program Mission Grant Elementary School’s mission is to create and build an integrated learning community based upon the principles of dignity, competence, individual achievement and preparing students for the future. My role at Grant School is to assist the Guidance Counselor in providing individual and group counseling to “at-risk” students who need additional support in an effort to address any barriers that interfere with success at school. Grant is a one-site school district located five miles southeast of Redding CA in the community of Centerville. The school serves approximately 125 preschool students and 655 K-8 students. The Centerville area is a rural setting featuring a real estate market with housing variety and available acreage. Many professional families choose to reside within the Grant attendance boundaries because of Grant’s high academic standards. Grant also attracts students from outside the attendance area. Over 57% of the children enrolled at Grant live outside the district’s boundaries. 79% of the student population is Caucasian, 9% Hispanic, 6% two or more races, 3% Asian, 2% American Indian and .5% African American, and 16% students participate in a free or reduced-cost lunch program. Counseling services were recently implemented this year at Grant School as a result of funding made available through Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Presenting Concern and Referral Process Emily was referred for counseling services by her
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