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Federal and state laws require the district to identify, locate and assess all students within the district from birth through 21 years of age who may have disabilities, and then provide appropriate ...more

What's in a Name?

Though parents normally don't get involved in the software that the staff uses for organizing special education records and creating IEPs, some may have noticed that the name of our software is ...more

Non-discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  



The following notices are from the California Department of Education regarding to the Morgan Hill case (Notice of Disclosure of Records and Objection to the Disclosure of Information and Records). More information and questions can be obtained by calling 1-916-319-0800.

Los siguientes avisos son del Departamento de Educación de California en relación con el caso de Morgan Hill (Aviso de Divulgación/Publicación de Registros Escolares y Objeción a la Publicación de Información y Registros Estudiantiles). Más información y preguntas se pueden obtener llamando al 1-916-319-0800.


Office Hours

CUSD Special Education Department

Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 4:30


(949) 234-9270

Did you know......

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 is the foundation for all current Special Education law. It is properly referred to both as IDEIA and as IDEA.

Mission Statement

The Special Education Department exists as an organized team to provide specialized service, support and knowledge to students with special needs, their parents, the community and staff. The results of such efforts are the development and implementation of effective, evidence-based programs and services for all CUSD children.