Summer Schedule – The District Office will be closed Fridays through July 20, 2018.

Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) strives to create an exceptional learning environment that equitably supports and appropriately challenges all students to reach their potential through a love of learning, mastery of the basics, and cultivation of higher-order skills (Strategic Plan focus area: Academic Excellence & Learning)

The Office of Academic Support Services focuses on students targeted through the state’s Local Control Funding FormulaEnglish Language Learners, Title I & III, Tinsley (VTP), Foster Youth and McKinney Vento students.

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) — AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. In Palo Alto, AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 7-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
English Learner Program — Supports students whose primary language is not English
Voluntary Transfer Program — Tinsley Volunteer Transfer Program