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Student Services



Chris Hertz                                           James Hanson

Director                                                  Child Welfare and Attendance Specialist

310-551-5100x2387                               310-551-5100x2250                        

Welcome to BHUSD 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:

  • School Attendance Review Board (SARB) and related attendance issues
  • Attendance - Interdistrict/Intradistrict permits, random residency checks
  • Residency
  • Homeless Students
  • Home and Hospital Instruction
  • Health and Counseling Services
  • Safety/Disaster Preparedness (The Safe School Plans below are redacted to protect tactical information.)
  • Complaints Against Students
  • District-wide discipline, including suspension and expulsion process
  • Maintenance of All Student Records
  • Child Abuse Reporting
  • Drug and Alcohol Use Intervention
  • Safe and Drug-Free Schools
  • Uniform Complaint Guidance
  • Title IX Support