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Paramount Unified School District

  • Paramount Unified Entrepreneurism Career Technical Education Pathway Expands to Third Year

    Paramount Unified students are receiving new digital tools for launching community-focused businesses and an extra year to hone marketing skills thanks to the addition of a third year to the District’s career technical education (CTE) Entrepreneurship pathway.

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  • Paramount Unified Partners with County on Community Schools Initiative

    Paramount Unified is partnering with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) and Department of Mental Health on a Community Schools Initiative that will increase support services for students. The Community Schools Initiative, launched in September, will focus Los Angeles County resources on Paramount Unified School District students over the course of a three-year pilot. The District will collaborate with community partners to provide additional health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement.

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  • Paramount Unified Helps Students Transition to College through Summer Melt Program

    Paramount Unified School District is helping more than 120 graduates of the Class of 2019 successfully transition to college, guiding them through the process of filling out financial aid paperwork, touring colleges and staying on top of deadlines through the District’s six-week Summer Melt Program.

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Paramount Unified College Fair to Prepare Students for Higher Education

Approximately 1,000 Paramount Unified K-12 students and their parents will learn how to plan for higher education at the District’s third annual College Fair from 3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Paramount High School’s Senior Campus, 14429 Downey Ave., Paramount. More than 30 colleges will provide information on academic opportunities, financial aid, scholarships and the admission process.

Paramount Unified Partners with County on Community Schools Initiative

Paramount Unified is partnering with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) and Department of Mental Health on a Community Schools Initiative that will increase support services for students. The Community Schools Initiative, launched in September, will focus Los Angeles County resources on Paramount Unified School District students over the course of a three-year pilot. The District will collaborate with community partners to provide additional health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement.

Paramount Unified Launches Entrepreneurial Program

Paramount Unified has launched a new entrepreneurial pathway that prepares students for the business world while teaching the basics of computer coding. Startup Tech is the latest career technical education (CTE) Pathway the District will use to prepare students to thrive in the real world.

Paramount Unified to Greet Students with New Technology, Programs for 2019-20 School Year

Paramount Unified School District students will return to the classroom with expanded technology and strengthened curriculum offerings when the doors open for the new school year. The District has reached 1:1 technology for students in grades three through 12, with each student receiving a Chromebook laptop for use at school or home.Paramount Unified will continue to implement computer coding into Algebra lessons while additional teachers throughout the District have become Google Certified, allowing them to incorporate new technological practices to enhance learning. In addition, Paramount Unified has launched an Entrepreneurship and App Development course that teaches young scholars coding while helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

Paramount Unified to Welcome Students with New Technology

Paramount Unified School District students will return to the classroom with increased technology when classes begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. The District has reached a 1:1 device-to-student ratio, with each student in grades three through 12 receiving a Chromebook laptop. In addition, Paramount Unified has launched an Entrepreneurship and App Development course that teaches young scholars coding while helping them develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

Paramount Unified High School Students Celebrate Summer Graduation

Nearly 40 students from Paramount Unified’s Buena Vista High School turned their tassels and celebrated graduation during a summer commencement ceremony on July 25. The District provides an opportunity for students to take or retake courses over summer that are required for graduation.

Paramount Helps Students Transition to College through Melt Program

Paramount Unified is helping students navigate college enrollment through its Melt program, which serves those who have failed to enroll in college or are finding challenges in completing the process. A team of counselors is helping students answer questions and overcome challenges that arise through the financial aid process. More than 120 Paramount Unified students have been assisted thus far.