Manhattan Beach Unified School District

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Dr. Irene Gonzalez-Castillo
Assistant Superintendent, Student Services
310-318-7345, x5913
Daisy Contreras
Executive Assistant
310-318-7345, x5912

Welcome to MBUSD Student Services. The mission of Student Services is to improve student performance by implementing a strong network of services and support for students and their families. Student Services provides an interdisciplinary approach to the support of students, schools, parents, and community. Student Services has interventions that can be initiated at the earliest sign of at-risk behavior such as attendance issues, inappropriate peer and adult relationships, violence, substance abuse, child abuse, physical and mental health needs. Student Services has formed a strong collaboration with community agencies, law enforcement, parents, students, and staff.
Student Services supervises the following areas:
  • Section 504
  • School Attendance Review Board (SARB) and related attendance issues
  • Attendance - Interdistrict/Intradistrict permits,residency checks
  • Residency
  • Homeless Students
  • Home and Hospital Instruction
  • Health and Counseling Services
  • Safety/Disaster Preparedness
  • Uniform Compliance Complaints
  • Complaints Against Students
  • District-wide discipline, including suspension and expulsion process
    • Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS)
  • Maintenance of All Student Records
  • Social-Emotional Wellness Programs
    • Mind Up
    • Second Step
    • Families Connected
    • Drug and Alcohol Use Interventions
    • Safe and Drug-Free Schools
  • Child Abuse Reporting
  • Medical Advisory Board
  • Manhattan Beach Preschool
  • Extended Day Program