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How do I enroll my child in the Susanville School District?

Registration packets may be picked up at the schools, ten days prior to the start of the school year or eight days after the end of the school year or at 109 South Gilman Street in Susanville. If you do not know which school your child should be enrolled in, please call the District Office at (530) 257-8200. The Susanville School District Office hours are 8 - 5 Monday through Friday.

How do I go about applying for a position with the District?

You may pick up an application at the Susanville School District office at 109 S. Gilman St. Susanville, CA 96130 or print an application found here. As job openings occur, the district will post positions on the "human resources" page of the website.

When are the first and last days of school, school holidays, and half days?

A PDF version of the school calendar is available on the main menu of the website. There is also a school schedules link to keep you informed of all bell schedules for all of the schools in the Susanville School District.

What are schools serving for breakfast and lunch at my child's school?

Monthly menus are posted on the district's website and are accessible through each individual school's site as well.

How old does my child need to be to enter kindergarten?

Based on state statute governing school districts, students must turn 5 by September 1st of the enrollment year. Because the skills and abilities of young children often develop at different rates, some children seem to have mastered the academic or the social skills for kindergarten prior to age five. As a result, parents sometimes request early enrollment in transitional kindergarten. A decision to make an early enrollment placement is based on an evaluation conducted by school staff and a recommendation by the school principal based on the results of that evaluation and the judgment of the principal.

What is the dress code for the Susanville Schools?

There are two excellent sources of information concerning student attire. The first is the student handbook for your child's school of attendance. The other is the District Board Policy on Dress and Grooming (Under Students- BP/AR 5132).

What school will my child attend?

  • If you reside in the Susanville City limits, and your child is in Kindergarten - 2nd grade they will attend McKinley School.
  • If you reside in the Susanville City limits, and your child is in 3rd - 5th grade they will attend Meadow View School.
  • If you reside in the Susanville City limits and your child is in 6th - 8th grade they will attend Diamond View School.

Will my child receive bus transportation?

Bus transportation to and from school and for school authorized field trips and events are provided at no cost to parents. However, there are policy restrictions regarding who may be transported. Students in grades kindergarten through third grade qualify for transportation if they live over three quarters of a mile from their resident area school. Students in grades four to eight qualify if they live over one mile from their school. These requirements do not apply in cases where a student has special educational needs and transportation is specified in his or her IEP or Section 504 plan. Bus schedules and bus stops may be modified annually so please check with your school office for a current copy.

What time does the student school day begin and end?

Diamond View School will begin each morning at 8:25AM and will dismiss at 2:51PM on regular days with school being released at 1:09PM on early release days.
Meadow View School begins at 8:00AM and dismisses at 2:21PM on regular days with school being released at 1:21PM on early release days.
McKinley TK begins at 9:15AM and dismisses at 1:35PM (M-F).
McKinley Kindergarten begins at 8:15AM and dismisses at 1:35PM (M-F).
McKinley 1st/2nd Grades begin at 8:15AM and dismiss at 2:35PM on regular days and are released at 1:35PM on early release days.
Please check the school schedules link for special schedules such as early release days.

When are the school offices open?

Office staff is on site from TEN days before the start of the school year each year until EIGHT days after school ends for the summer. The normal operating hours for each school office are 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.