Support for Homeless Students

The Chester Upland School District is required to support the education of homeless children and youths under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Homeless children and youths are defined as individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

If you are in need of homeless services, please contact:
Nikki Monroe-Hines, CUSD Homeless Liaison

As a part of the federal guidelines CUSD shall not deny immediate enrollment due to any requirements, and all homeless students are entitled to:
Attendance in their school of origin or school of current residence
Immediate enrollment
Transportation (if applicable)
Immediate access to educational services for which they are eligible (Title I, special education, gifted, career technical education, after school programs
Free meals provided by the district through food programs
Appeal educational placement decisions made by the district