Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know which school my child should attend?
Information about school attendance areas is available at ccsd.net/zoning/ or by calling the District’s Zoning Office at 702-799-6430.

How do I find which region my child’s school is in?
Visit ccsd.net/directory and click on the school telephone directory link.

Am I required to send my child to the school where he or she is zoned?
CCSD has several choice options available for students who do not wish to attend their assigned school. For a brief description of CCSD’s choice options, see Page 7 of the Back to School Reporter or visit itsyourchoice.ccsd.net.

What type of vaccinations are required to enroll my child in school?
For immunization requirements, visit http://www.ccsd.net/parents/ enrollment#proofImm. CCSD does not administer vaccinations. Parents who would like to have their child vaccinated should contact their child’s licensed healthcare provider or the Southern Nevada Health District at 702-759-0850 for vaccination dates and times.

Is my child eligible for bus service?
Transportation guidelines vary by home school or school choice. See Page 5 of the Back to School Reporter for more information or visit transportation.ccsd.net and scroll down the page and click on “Check your child’s eligibility.”

How do I know if my child is eligible for free or reduced- price meals?
For the 2021-2022 school year, breakfast and lunch are available at no cost to all students. The District received updated waivers from the USDA and CCSD will now be able to provide free school meals to all children 2-18 years of age through the 2021-2022 school year.

What school supplies will my child need?
It is important for every child to have the necessary supplies for the new school year. Most schools and/or teachers provide a list of suggested supplies at the beginning of  the year. Parents are advised to obtain this information from the school and/or teacher before  purchasing school supplies to prevent the expense of buying unnecessary items.

What is the Smarter Balanced Assessment System?
The Smarter Balanced Assessments, also known as SBAC, are the Nevada system for assessing students in Grades 3-8 in mathematics and English language arts. This assessment covers the full range of college and career ready knowledge and skills represented in the Nevada Academic Content Standards and will be administered to students during the spring of 2022.

For more information on the Smarter Balanced Assessment System, see document or visit smarterbalanced.org.