School Site Council


The School Site Council is a group of OHS teachers, parents, classified employees, and students that works with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets.

Duties include:

  • Obtain recommendations for, and review of, the proposed Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) from all school advisory committees
  • Develop and approve the SPSA and related expenditures in accordance with all state and federal laws and regulations
  • Recommend the SPSA and related expenditures to the governing board for approval
  • Provide ongoing review of the implementation of the SPSA with the principal, teachers, and other school staff members
  • Make modifications to the SPSA whenever the need arises
  • Submit the modified SPSA for governing board approval whenever a material change (as defined in district governing board policy) is made in planned activities or related expenditures
  • Annually (and at each semester, trimester, etc.) evaluate the progress made toward school goals to raise the academic achievement of all students
  • Carry out all other duties assigned to the SSC by the district governing board and by state law


Members must be able to attend monthly meetings held the first Wednesday of each month.  Meetings are at 3pm in the Olympian High School College Center (main office)

Acronym List

  • ELAC = English Learner Advisory Committee
  • EOC = End-of-Course (Exam)
  • GATE = Gifted and Talented Education
  • IFEP = Initially Fluent English Proficient
  • LEP = Limited English Proficient
  • NGSS = Next Generation Science Standards
  • PI = Program Improvement
  • PLC = Professional Learning Community
  • RFEP = Re-classified Fluent English Proficient
  • SCE = State Compensatory Education
  • SED = Socio-Economically Disadvantaged
  • SPSA = Single Plan for Student Achievement
  • SSC = School Site Council
  • SST = Student Support Team
  • SWC = Southwestern College
  • SWD = Student with Disabilities
  • TUPE = Tobacco-Use Prevention Education
  • WASC = Western Association of Schools and Colleges