Pacific High School is based on a philosophy of individual accountability and responsibility, coupled with a commitment to maintain an atmosphere where students can feel secure, accepted, and challenged. The school's vision is based on the philosophy Routines, Relationships, Respect, Responsibility, Results.
The school exists to educate, in the broadest sense, those students who have not experienced success in the traditional high school program. This education is provided in a climate designed to foster a sense of community where students who have struggled in larger education settings can experience a sense of personal recognition, academic success, and positive identification in a structured yet flexible setting.
Schoolwide Learner Outcomes:
Pacific High School students will…
Seek to value diversity
Honor their uniqueness
Access and utilize technology
Respect life-long learning
Know their plan for the future
Title IX Regulations
Every school districts that receives federal funding is required to designate and/or adequately train at least one employee to coordinate the recipient’s Title IX responsibilities. Title IX regulations also require the name and contact information of each Title IX Coordinator be made public by the educational institution. The Ventura Unified School District affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur regarding admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any program and activity on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, religion, or marital status.
Complaints alleging noncompliance with Title IX can be filed by utilizing the Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP) as identified in California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 4600 et. Seq. and Ventura Unified School District Policy and should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator:
Assistant Superintendent, Certificated Human Resources
Dr. Jeff Davis
(805) 641-5000 x 1151
Ventura Unified School District
255 West Stanley Ave. #100
Ventura, CA 93001
Athlete's Bill of Rights
VENTURA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ATHLETE’S BILL OF RIGHTS
(Education Code 221.8)
The following list of rights, which are based on the relevant provisions of the federal regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.),may be used by the department for purposes of Section 221.6:
a) You have the right to fair and equitable treatment and you shall not be discriminated against based on your sex.
b) You have the right to be provided with an equitable opportunity to participate in all academic extracurricular activities, including athletics.
c) You have the right to inquire of the athletic director of your school as to the athletic opportunities offered by the school.
d) You have the right to apply for athletic scholarships.
e) You have the right to receive equitable treatment and benefits in the provision of all of the following:
(1) Equipment and supplies.
(2) Scheduling of games and practices.
(3) Transportation and daily allowances.
(4) Access to tutoring.
(6) Locker rooms.
(7) Practice and competitive facilities.
(8) Medical and training facilities and services.
f) You have the right to have access to a gender equity coordinator to answer questions regarding gender equity laws.
g) You have the right to contact the State Department of Education and the California Interscholastic Federation to access information on gender equity laws.
h) You have the right to file a confidential discrimination complaint with the United States Office of Civil Rights or the State Department of Education if you believe you have been discriminated against or if you believe you have received unequal treatment on the basis of your sex.
i) You have the right to pursue civil remedies if you have been discriminated against.
j) You have the right to be protected against retaliation if you file a discrimination complaint.
“Pacific High School did not offer competitive athletics as that term is defined by Education Code Section 221.9 (e) in the 2017-2018 school year.”