Non-Discrimination Policy

This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance occurring within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent of the school district. The Governing Board prohibits at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student's race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expressions; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Prohibited discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying includes physical, verbal, nonverbal, or written conduct based on one of the categories listed above that affects a student's ability to participate in or benefit from an education program or activity; creates an intimidating, threatening, hostile, or offensive education environment; has the effect of substantially or unreasonably interfering with a student's academic performance; or otherwise adversely affects a student's educational opportunities. The Board also prohibits any form of retaliation against any student who files a complaint or report regarding an incident of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

For violations, contact:

Isaac Newman-Gomez 
Director, Student Services and Title IX Coordinator
15576 Main Street
Hesperia, CA 92345
(760) 244-4411, ext. 7316

Board Policies Supporting Non-Discrimination

BP 4030 – Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in Employment (PDF)
E 5145.7 – Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying, or Intimidation Complaint Form (PDF)