Welcome to Student Services. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. The goal of the Student Services Department in the Clover Park School District is to provide assistance to families, administrators, counselors, nurses, and school staff in meeting the needs of students. For a comprehensive list of all of the services provided by Student Services, please see...
Both Risk Management and Student Services departments receive a copy of all completed accident reports. Parents may obtain a copy of this report by calling Risk Management at 583-5482.
Student Services manages the information regarding attendance boundaries, transfers into the district, transfers between schools in the district and release of attendance. Please contact us at 253-583-5154 for procedural information, necessary forms and information regarding paperwork received from other districts (such as release of attendance from the resident district). You may also email us at Terese High, Directors Secretary.
Waiver forms, including Release of Attendance, Non Resident Admission, and Transfer Between Clover Park Schools can be obtained here.
Schools send a written copy of all formal CPS reports made to either Madigan Social Services or Child Protective Services to the Student Services office.
Early Childhood Education is provided through Head Start, the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), Early Head Start, and Title I for general education students and through special education preschool programs for students with special needs. For more information, visit our Early Childhood Education page.
Student Services has responsibility for development and implementation of the Guidance curriculum, contracted counseling services and the Safe and Drug Free Schools Grant.
Student Services assists schools with:
Eligible students receive instruction at home by a teacher who coordinates the home instruction with the students' regular teachers. This is a limited service, usually 4 18 weeks for a couple of hours each week.
Schools or parents can contact the Student Services office for eligibility requirements and forms, or download the Home Hospital forms here (pdf).
Parents wishing to Home School their student(s) must file an Intent to Home School form annually by September 15 or within two weeks of the beginning of any public school quarter, trimester or semester, with the public school district within which the parent resides.
Download the 17-18 Home School Information Packet and Intent to Home School form here.
Information about Online Public School Providers can be found here.
The mission of the Title VI Native American Education program is to provide academic and cultural programming for Native American students. The Title VI program has been in operation for over 30 years. The coordinator maintains an office in the Student Services Department, working Monday through Friday during school hours. Services include:
Cultural enrichment services are offered to non-Native American students in the classroom. Presentations on cultural awareness and training on Since Time Immemorial Curriculum are available for teacher in-service.
For more information, please contact our Native American Education Specialist, Heather Dismuke, at (253) 583-5156.
Student Services contracts with agencies to provide interpreters needed for parent meetings and conferences, but not for student instruction purposes. At times, sign language interpreters are provided as a student accommodation for hearing impaired students who do not receive special education services. District and state forms are also available in numerous languages. Call 253.583.5154.
Notices of Juvenile Offenders who are released to attend to school come to Student Services, who in turn notifies appropriate personnel including building principal.
Agencies and organizations often contact Student Services to offer resources to students such as Thanksgiving baskets, clothing (at Christmas time) and similar items to schools.
Student Services contacts schools to determine interest and level of participation.
InvestED Fund and Lakewood Rotary funds are available for eligible students. Student Services sends out application information, procedures and forms to school counselors. The Student Services office must pre-authorize all expenditures.
Student records retention and archiving information is managed through Student Services. Transcript requests are also processed in Student Services. To request a copy of your high school transcript, fill out the transcript request form and mail it, along with the $3.00 processing fee, to the address on the form.
Click here to view transcript ordering instructions and to obtain a copy of the transcript request form. If you still have questions after reading these instructions, please call (253) 583-5154 or email Terese High, Directors Secretary.
Student Services can assist you with issues regarding any type of discrimination including sexual harassment and gender equity.
Technical assistance on truancy issues and completing Becca petitions is available from Student Services. Becca petitions and progress reports are sent to Student Services for processing. The petitions are reviewed, copied and sent certified mail to the prosecuting attorney's office. The petitioner will be notified of subsequent court actions. Read our Guide to Preventing Truancy and Understanding the Becca Bill for more information.
Student Services manages the waiver process, including Application for Non-Resident Admission, Request for Transfer Between Clover Park Schools, and Request for Release of Attendance forms. All forms are available for download, below.
These forms can also be picked up in the Student Services Department office Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. We do close for lunch from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Forms are also available via email. Please email us to request that service: Terese High, Directors Secretary. If you would prefer a faxed document, please call us at 253-583-5154.
Application for Non-Resident Admission (Español)– Parents can pick this up at the school they wish their child to attend. Parent completes the form, and takes it to the desired school, along with a copy of the Release of Attendance form from the resident school district. The school will tell the parent if their student is accepted or not. If the parent does not know where to obtain a Release of Attendance form from their resident school district, see our Release of Attendance List (pdf).
Between Schools Transfer (Español)– Parents can pick up this form up at any building, or at the Student Services Department. Parent completes the form, and takes it to the school they wish to be released from. The releasing school will approve or deny the release. If approved, the parent can then take the Transfer to the school they wish to attend, or the releasing school can forward it for them. The receiving school will notify the parent if their child is accepted into that school or not.
Request for Release of Attendance (Español) – These are only available from the Student Services Department. Parent or adult student completes the form and returns it to the Student Services Department. Staff will review for completeness, sign off on the approval, and make 2 copies. Both copies are given to the parent/adult student – 1 is for the new school, the other is for the parent/adult student's records. Students 18 and over may sign their own documents.
CLOVER PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT
10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood WA 98499 | 253-583-5000
Creating Promising Futures.
The mission of Clover Park School District is to ensure each child learns what he or she needs to know to succeed and contribute to the community.