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Safe and Supportive Schools Programmatic Intervention

Funding Description

Safe and Supportive Schools (S3) is a federal, three-year grant intended to support measurement of conditions for learning (known also as school climate) and targeted programmatic interventions to improve those conditions in selected high schools. The grant will target California's comprehensive high schools that demonstrate a strong commitment to improving school safety and climate, and that have the highest need in multiple areas of school climate, as measured by a school climate index. The S3 grant addresses issues of school safety and bullying, positive relationships and other learning supports, and student engagement.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local educational agencies must apply on behalf of their high schools that meet the following requirements: a comprehensive high school (1) in one of the 59 S3 participating districts; (2) that administered the California School Climate, Health, and Learning Survey System in 201011; (3) attained a minimum 60 percent response rate by both students and staff; and (4) received a school climate index.
Other Eligibility Considerations The list of S3 participating districts is available at:
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Federal Safe and Supportive Schools in California 84.184Y; Budget Act Item Number 6110-183-0890.
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3725 / 8290
Total Available $8,500,000
Recipient Amount $100,000 - $175,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Determined by school enrollment.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date December 11, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Safe and Supportive Schools []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Hilva Chan, 916-319-0194,
Fiscal Jennifer Vasquez, 916-319-0202,
Division Coordinated Student Support, 916-319-0914 (phone), 916-445-7367 (fax)
Last Modified: December 11, 2012

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