Assessment Requests

  • New Students with an IEP

    Students that currently have an IEP from another school district and are moving into Santa Clara Unified School District need not request an Assessment for Special Education Services.  Please bring a copy of your child's IEP to your home-school when completing registration paperwork and residency verification.

    Requesting an Evaluation

    Parents may request an evaluation for Special Education services, by contacting the Special Education office at 408-423-2087 or by submitting a written letter of request for an evaluation (see required information below).

    • Pre-School

      • Complete Request for Assessment for Special Education Services or a written letter of request
      • Submit request to the district office Special Education department either in person or by mail.
      • The Special Education department secretary will forward your request to the Pre-School assessment team.
      • You will be contacted to schedule an assessment appointment.
    • K-12

      • Complete Request for Assessment for Special Education Services or submit a letter of request
      • Submit request to the school office either in person or by mail.
      • The school secretary will forward your request to the special education team.
      • You will be contacted to schedule an assessment appointment.
    • Private School within Santa Clara Unified

      • Complete Request for Assessment for Special Education Services or submit a letter of request
      • Submit request to the district office Special Education department either in person or by mail.
      • The Special Education department secretary will forward your request to the appropriate assessment team.
      • You will be contacted to schedule an assessment appointment.
    • Private School within another school district

      • Please contact the district in which your private school resides

    When submitting a written letter of request for an evaluation for Special Education services, please include the following information:

    1. Student's name
    2. Student's date of birth
    3. School of attendance
    4. Student's current grade
    5. Parent's name
    6. Home address and phone number
    7. Reason for request