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Key Documents that guide YPSA Charter School

This charter petition has been presented to the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) for the renewal of Yav Pem Suab Academy – Preparing for the Future Charter School (YPSA) on February 18, 2020.  Yav Pem Suab translated from Hmong, means “Preparing for the Future,” and is pronounced Ya Bay Shooa. The 2020-2025 Charter Petition was approved by SCUSD on May 7, 2020.

Click the link below to see the approved charter and read our Educational Plan.

2020 - 2025 Approved Charter Petition 

School districts receive funding from different sources: state funds under the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), other state funds, local funds, and federal funds. LCFF funds include a base level of funding for all LEAs and extra funding - called "supplemental and concentration" grants - to LEAs based on the enrollment of high needs students (foster youth, English learners, and low-income students).

The MOU is an agreement between the charter school and the district. It more clearly describes the relationship between the two organizations.  Click the link below to see the approved MOU.

This document describes the relationship between the charter school and the Sac-City SELPA.  The charter school purchases special education services from the district.

The FUA describes the “rental” agreement between the charter school and the district.  Under Prop 39, the district provides a reasonably equivalent facility for the charter school to use.  The FUA describes the conditions and the cost for using Lisbon School to house YPSA Charter.

Education Protection Act (EPA) Funding

Proposition 30, The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012, approved by the voters on November 6, 2012, temporarily increases the states sales tax rate for all taxpayers and the personal income tax rates for upper-income taxpayers.  Click on the button above to view the estimated funding for YPSA.

In order to receive federal money from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), all districts in California must submit a LEA Plan approved by the State Board of Education.  YPSA is a single school district.  Our LEA plan is aligned with our charter petition.  The Charter Petition, the PCSG Work Plan, and the LEA Plan serve as the guide to our educational program.  Click the Budget $ tab to see where the money comes from and how it is used to implement the educational program.




The LCAP is an important component of the LCFF. Under the LCFF all LEAs are required to prepare an LCAP, which describes how they intend to meet annual goals for all pupils, with specific activities to address state and local priorities identified pursuant to EC Section 52060(d).

The current 2023 - 2024 LCAP plan can be found here for review.

This document details the bylaws of the Urban Charter Schools Collective Organization.  It is an outline of how business is conducted on the board.  

The Education Protection Act enacted to law with the passage of Proposition 30 provides additional funding to support schools across California.  Click on the above to learn more about our EPA funding.



















The SARC is now available to the community.  Each school in California is required to have an updated SARC report.  Click on the above to learn more about the school, our mission, vision, and progress.



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