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  • 3699 N. Holly Ave., Baldwin Park, CA 91706 • 626-962-3311
  • Baldwin Park traces its roots back to the 1882 construction of a school house and the 1888 establishment of the Vineland School District. The district, renamed for Baldwin Park in 1914 when the community chose a new name, served elementary students until the early 1950s, when unification of districts led to the creation of the Baldwin Park Unified School District. Today, there are 13 elementary schools, three junior high schools, one middle school, two comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, an adult school and an early childhood education program.

  • Superintendent of Schools: Froilan N. Mendoza
  • Board of Trustees: Christina Lucero, president; Teresa I. Vargas, clerk/vice president; Santos Hernandez, Jr., member; Carlos Lopez, member

Baldwin Park Unified Staff, Teachers and Supporters Award Student Grants

Baldwin Park Unified will award $500 grants to 11 students at the annual Joint Scholarships Event at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4 at the District office, 3699 N. Holly Ave., Baldwin Park. The scholarships come from the Baldwin Park Organization of Supervisors and Administrators; Baldwin Park Education Association; family and friends of Ramona Burnham, a longtime district educator; and Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional honor society of women educators. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)

Baldwin Park Unified Early Learning Program Celebrates Partners

Follow-up Story: Baldwin Park Unified’s Early Childhood Education Program celebrated its 2016-17 accomplishments, including full-day and dual-immersion preschool instruction, during its 17th annual Family and Community Partnership Recognition lunch on April 27. More than 120 community partners, district leaders and teachers attended the event, which included a live performance by students. Photos are available. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More

Baldwin Park Students Learn DUI Dangers Through ‘Every 15 Minutes’

Follow-up Story: Students at Baldwin Park Unified’s Sierra Vista High School learned the brutal consequences of driving while under the influence during an April 26-27 presentation of “Every 15 Minutes,” a program that simulates a DUI collision with arrests and slain passengers, pulls students from classes to symbolize those killed in DUI-related accidents and stages a mock funeral. Photos are available. Media Contact: Media contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More

Baldwin Park Students Face Off in 21st Century Engineering Challenge

Student teams from 12 Baldwin Park Unified elementary schools will learn during a special showcase at 6 p.m. Monday, April 24 who has won the District’s first-ever 21st Century Challenge, a contest to devise a Rube Goldberg Machine that can pluck a tissue from a box. The showcase, presented to an audience of students, parents, teachers and administrators at the Baldwin Park Performing Arts Center, replaces the District’s long-running spelling bee – a shift representative of a growing focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) fields. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More

Two Baldwin Park Unified Schools Named to California Honor Roll

Two Baldwin Park Unified schools were named this week to the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) Honor Roll in recognition of their overall performance and narrowing of the achievement gap on California standardized tests. Santa Fe School – which spans grades three through eight – and Kenmore Elementary School were named Star Schools, a category honoring higher-performing schools that have a third or more students from high-poverty households. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More

Baldwin Park Middle School Students Explore Medical Field

Thirty-two Baldwin Park Unified middle school students are shadowing physicians, assisting medical students with sheep dissection and practicing CPR through a partnership with Kaiser Permanente. Olive and Holland middle school seventh- and eighth-graders are being mentored by medical professionals in Kaiser Permanente’s Hippocrates Circle, which seeks to expand opportunities for youths in underrepresented communities. The semester-long program will conclude in May with a graduation ceremony. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)

Baldwin Park Unified Elementary Schools Host Art Gallery

Follow-up Story: Artwork from more than 500 students at Baldwin Park Unified’s Geddes and Margaret Heath elementary schools filled the cafeteria at Heath on April 12 in an art gallery celebrating a yearlong pilot program to integrate visual art into core curriculum. The event included student interpretations of artists from Vincent van Gogh to Frieda Kahlo, from sculpture to mixed-media collages. One class even provided performance art, reciting poems to drumbeats. Photos are available. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More Photos

Baldwin Park Unified Students to Compete in State History Day Contest

Vineland Elementary sixth-graders Silence Jackson and Ria Santos will represent Baldwin Park Unified at National History Day-California on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 at William Jessup University in Rocklin. The students qualified for the state competition after winning the Junior Individual Exhibit Division at the History Day L.A. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More Photos

Baldwin Park Unified Elementary Dual-Immersion Teacher Honored

A teacher at Baldwin Park Unified’s Margaret Heath Elementary School has been honored for her commitment to diversity, the arts, student development and her community by Dual Language Schools, a group that promotes dual-language instruction. Laura Reyes, who teaches a fifth-/sixth-grade Spanish dual-language class, received the group’s Teacher of the Month award for February. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More Photos

Baldwin Park Unified Students to Compete in Culinary Contest Finals

Three Baldwin Park High School culinary arts students will compete against 37 students in the final round of the Careers through Culinary Arts Programs (C-CAP) cooking competition from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 at Mission College in Sylmar. The students are guaranteed scholarships to post-secondary culinary schools for making it to the finals. Media Contact: William Diepenbrock, 909-206-5304 (office) or 909-214-6909 (cell)Read More Photos