Educational Acronyms


Acronyms are abbreviations formed from the initial letters of other words. 

For example, EUSD = Esparto Unified School District 


ACT = American College Test

ADA = Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA = Average Daily Attendance

AP = Advanced Placement

ASB = Associated Student Body

BTSA = Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program

BOE = Board of Education

BP = Board Policy

CACFP = Child and Adult Care Food Program

CAHSEE = California High School Exit Examination

CALPADS = California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System

CalPERS = California Public Employees' Retirement System

CalSTRS = California State Teacher' Retirement System

CASBO = California Association of School Business Officials

CAST = California Science Test

CC = Common Core

CDE = California Department of Education

CHKS = California Healthy Kids Survey

CIF = California Interscholastic Federation

CNS = Child Nutrition Services

COE = County Office of Education

CSBA = California School Board Association

CSEA = California School Employees Association

CSSP = Comprehensive School Safety Plan

CSU = California State University

CTA = California Teacher Association

CTC = (California) Commission on Teacher Credentialing

CTE = Career and Technical Education

DELAC = District English Learner Advisory Committee

DTS = Document Tracking Services

EAP = Employee Assistance Program

EC = Education Code

EES = Esparto Elementary School

EHS = Esparto High School

EMS = Esparto Middle School

EL = English Learner

ELA = English Language Arts

ELD = English Language Development

ELPAC = English Language Proficiency Assessments for California

ESSA = Every Student Succeeds Act

ETA = Esparto Teacher Association

EUSD = Esparto Unified School District

FAFSA = Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FERPA = Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FFA = Future Farmers of America

FTE + Full Time Equivalent

FY = Fiscal Year

FYS = Foster Youth Services

GPA = Grade Point Average

HR = Human Resources

IDEA = Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP = Individualized Education Program

IPM = Integrated Pest Management Plan

IT = Information Technology

K - 12 = Kindergarten to 12th grade

LCAP = Local Control and Accountability Plan

LCFF = Local Control Funding Formula

LEA = Local Educational Agency

MHS = Madison High School

MOU = Memorandum of Understanding

MPR = Multi Purpose Room

MTSS = Multi-Tiered System of Supports

NCLB = No Child Left Behind

OCR = Office for Civil Rights

PD = Professional Development

PTA = Parent Teacher Association

PTO = Parent Teacher Organization

RFP = Request for Proposals

SARB = School Attendance Review Board

SARC = School Accountability Report Card

SAT = Scholastic Aptitude Test

SB = Senate Bill

SBE = State Board of Education

SDC = Special Day Class

SEIS = Special Education Information System

SELPA = Special Education Local Plan Area

SIS = Student Information System

SNP = School Nutrition Program

SPED = Special Education

SPSA = School Plan for Student Achievement

SRO = School Resource Officer

SST = Student Study Team

TB = Tuberculosis

TK = Transitional Kindergarten

TUPE = Tobacco-Use Prevention Education

UC = University of California

UCP = Uniform Complaint Procedure

WASC = Western Association of Schools and Colleges

YCOE = Yolo County Office of Education