Arizona public schools shall provide an educational environment that treats all students with dignity and respect. Every student experiencing homelessness or transition shall have access to the same free and appropriate educational opportunities as students who are not homeless. This commitment to the educational rights of homeless children, youth, and unaccompanied youth, applied to all services, programs, and activities provided or made available.
A student may be considered eligible for services under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act if he or she lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence and is presently living:
• In temporary shared housing, a shelter, or transitional living program
• In a hotel/motel, campground, or similar situation due to lack of alternatives
• At a bus station, park, car, or abandoned building
• In transitional foster care placement
Please contact the district's liaison at 623-474-6657 or your school counselor for more information. Click on the links below for additional guidance.
Parent Poster - English
Parent Poster - Spanish