Application for the 2020-2021 School Year
Thank you for your interest in the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC), a research-based campus partnership of the Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC). ECDC operates a dual-language instructional program in English and Spanish for students in Pre-K - Grade 5 on the TAMU-CC campus. Students enrolled in ECDC follow the CCISD’s rules, regulations, official school calendar and elementary campus operational times of 7:50 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
NOTE: ECDC is open to applicants from both within CCISD boundaries as well as outside of the CCISD boundaries. However, preference for spots in the program is to those who reside in CCISD attendance zones first.
* Students must be older than three years of age on September 1 to attend ECDC.
* Students who are age 4 on Sept. 1 are limited to grade PK4
* Students who are age 5 on Sept. 1 are limited to grade KG
Race and Ethnicity
The United States Department of Education (USDE) requires all state and local education institutions to collect data on ethnicity and race for students and staff. This information is used for state and federal accountability reporting as well as for reporting to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
School district staff and parents or guardians of students enrolling in school are requested to provide this information. If you decline to provide this information, please be aware that the USDE requires school districts to use observer identification as a last resort for collecting the data for federal reporting
Please answer both parts of the following questions on the student’s or staff member’s ethnicity and race. United States Federal Register (71 FR 44866)
Hispanic/Latino -A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
Corpus Christi ISD is required to collect and report the socioeconomic status of each student to the Texas Education Agency for purposes of the annual state accountability ratings and for federal reporting. Please note that this form is not sent to the Texas Education Agency and that the income levels indicated for your family are not reported to the Texas Education Agency. Only the Economic Disadvantaged status of each student as determined by the information provided is reported to the Texas Education Agency.
In accordance with the provisions of the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) no student shall be required, as part of any program funded in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, to submit to a survey, analysis, or evaluation that reveals information concerning income (other than that required by law to determine eligibility for participation in a program or for receiving financial assistance under such program), without the prior written consent of the adult student, parent or legal guardian.
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