Welcome to the Cle Elum-Roslyn School District
The Cle Elum-Roslyn School District is a welcoming and respectful environment, filled with caring and compassionate people, resulting in social and academic excellence.
With winter weather conditions upon us, we want to remind parents that late-start, or school closure, announcements will be made starting no later than 6:30am. Weather conditions sometimes change rapidly during the early morning hours especially toward sunrise and we try to predict, based on what we are seeing and what the weather forecast tells us, which choice of an altered school schedule is most appropriate. On occasion, there may be a 1 hour delay that is changed to a 2-hour delay or a delay that is changed to a closure. Please keep in mind that the Cle Elum-Roslyn School District encompasses a large area and while weather may be decent at your house, it could be worse in other areas within our boundaries Announcements are sent out to each family via our K12 Alert system and are posted on the District's website. Additionally, alerts are sent to local media such as KXLE 95.3 and KIMA TV in Yakima and we attempt to get our school notification on the Seattle TV stations - KOMO, KING and KIRO.
If NO announcement of an altered school schedule is sent out, then school will start at the regular start times.
The Cle Elum-Roslyn School District is an equal opportunity education institution and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Cle Elum-Roslyn School District offers classes in many career and technical education program areas under its open admissions policy. For more information about CTE course offerings and admissions criteria, contact the CTE Director or Guidance Counselor in the high school at 2692 SR 903, Cle Elum WA, 509-649-4900. Lack of English proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs. The following employee(s) have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Superintendent for Title IX and Civil Rights Compliance at 2690 SR 903, Cle Elum WA, 509-649-4850 or Special Programs Director for Section 504/ADA Compliance at 2696 SR 903, Cle Elum WA, 509-649-4991.
10 Facts About School Attendance
- Absenteeism in the first month of school can predict poor attendance throughout the school year. Half the students who miss 2-4 days in September go on to miss nearly a month of school. Read more
- An estimated 5 million to 7.5 million U.S. students miss nearly a month of school each year. Read more
- Absenteeism and its ill effects start early. One in 10 kindergarten and first grade students are chronically absent. Read more. Poor attendance can influence whether children read proficiently by the end of third grade or be held back. Read more
- By 6th grade, chronic absence becomes a leading indicator that a student will drop out of high school. Read more
- Research shows that missing 10 percent of the school, or about 18 days in most school districts, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. That’s just two days a month and that’s known as chronic absence. Read more
- The academic impact of missing that much school is the same whether the absences are excused or unexcused. Suspensions also add to lost time in the classroom.
- Low-income students are four times more likely to be chronically absent than others often for reasons beyond their control, such as unstable housing, unreliable transportation and a lack of access to health care. Read more
- When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating. Read more
- Attendance improves when schools engage students and parents in positive ways and when schools provide mentors for chronically absent students. Read more
- Most school districts and states don’t look at all the right data to improve school attendance. They track how many students show up every day and how many are skipping school without an excuse, but not how many are missing so many days in excused and unexcused absence that they are headed off track academically. Read more
The Youth Services Mentor Program of Kittitas County
Looking for a meaningful way to help students in our community? Join with the Youth Services Mentor Program of Kittitas County and volunteer to be a friend. Mentors meet with their student once a week, either during lunch OR outside of school hours and provide a listening, encouraging, caring presence that the student can count on over time. For an application, please click here.
Do you have or know a student who would like to become a mentee? This is an awesome opportunity for our students to interact with positive adult influences from our community; for the student mentee application, please click here.
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