Equal Opportunity Education

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

LMCHS maintains confidential student records for each student enrolled. The school complies with the U.S. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-B) to keep student records confidential and to provide procedures and establish responsibility for collecting, maintaining, and releasing information about students that is contained in student records. Parents may request that the school or school district restrict the release of student records. Parents have a right to review their child’s cumulative record folder or to correct inaccuracies.

Equal Opportunity Education

Every student has the right to have access to a public education. No student will be subject to discrimination, harassment or obstacles to his/her democratic right to benefit from a public education. LMCHS will not allow any discrimination based on religion, culture, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, political beliefs or disability. This also includes marital status and pregnancy. LMCHS will observe all provisions of section 504 and the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

TITLE IX/GENDER EQUITY

The LMCHS Governance Council is committed to gender equity in all programs, activities, services, and practices for students. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in education programs or activities receiving federal funds. LMCHS employees are to fully and equally encourage female and male students, to participate in school activities, to achieve in all areas and to enroll in academic programs and prepare for careers without regard to gender barriers or stereotypes

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Las Montañas Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all students who enrolled at LMCHS. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Caz Martinez, Superintendent
1405 S. Solano Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88001
575-636-2100

Section 504 Coordinator
Kim Dunbar, Counselor
1405 S. Solano Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88001
575-636-2100