DASS Participation/Withdraw Instructions and FormsInstructions on how to participate or withdraw from the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS).
Participation Forms and Instructions
Schools that serve high-risk students, but are not explicitly required to do so in the California Education Code, are: (1) alternative schools of choice and (2) charter schools that serve high-risk students. These schools must have an unduplicated count of at least 70 percent of the school’s total enrollment comprised of high-risk groups to be eligible for DASS.
The submission deadline for the DASS Participation Form (Part 1) for the Fall 2017 Dashboard closed on October 6, 2017. The DASS participation process for the Fall 2018 Dashboard will begin early 2018.
Part 2 - DASS Eligibility Certification Form (DOC)
Note: If the school's DASS eligibility was certified by the charter school board, a letter must be sent to the charter's authorizing governing board notifying them of their DASS eligibility. A copy of the notification letter must also be submitted to the CDE.
Withdrawal from DASS Participation Forms and Instructions
The Withdrawal from DASS Participation Form is an online survey and the submission deadline closed on October 6, 2017. The DASS withdrawal process for the Fall 2018 Dashboard will begin early 2018.