West Covina Unified School District

  • Mt. SAC Early College Academy Students Explore Local Environmental Issues, Solutions

    Nearly 60 Mt. SAC Early College Academy freshmen dazzled parents and educators with passionate presentations on ecofriendly burials, invasive species, light pollution and fast fashion during the Academy’s first-ever Environmental Issues Fair.

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  • West Covina Unified Named to 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll

    West Covina Unified was named to College Board’s ninth annual AP District Honor Roll for its commitment to increasing student access to college-prep Advanced Placement courses while increasing the percentage of students earning passing scores of 3 or higher. West Covina High School, which offers 27 different AP courses, was recognized by the Board of Education for its efforts in boosting AP student success during a Feb. 12 meeting.

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West Covina Unified Adopts TK-12 International Baccalaureate Continuum

Students throughout the San Gabriel Valley can pursue a rigorous, globally focused education pathway from transitional kindergarten through 12th grade through a newly established International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum at West Covina Unified, a state-certified district of choice. The pathway is open to students throughout the San Gabriel Valley. For 2019-20 enrollment information, visit the WCUSD enrollment page.

West Covina Unified’s Edgewood IB Schools to Hold Shakespeare Festival

Edgewood International Baccalaureate Schools will hold their annual Shakespeare Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, including performances and family-friendly games. Attendees are encouraged to wear Renaissance attire. Edgewood IB Schools are at 1625 W. Durness St., West Covina.

West Covina Unified’s Edgewood IB Schools to Offer Campus Tours

Edgewood International Baccalaureate Schools will invite prospective students and families for campus tours from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3. Families will learn about campus life, activities and course offerings, and the benefits of the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. Edgewood IB Schools are at 1625 W. Durness St., West Covina.

West Covina Unified’s Edgewood IB Schools to Hold Freshman Info Night

The Edgewood International Baccalaureate Schools will hold a “Preparing for High School” Night for incoming ninth-graders from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The event, open to all incoming high school families, will highlight the IB Middle Years Programme and high school Diploma Programme, tips on succeeding in high school and freshman course offerings. Edgewood IB Schools are at 1625 W. Durness Street, West Covina.

West Covina Unified Opens Enrollment for Dual Language Immersion

West Covina Unified School District has opened 2019-20 enrollment for its Spanish and Mandarin dual language immersion (DLI) programs. Orangewood will offer Mandarin DLI for the first time to an inaugural kindergarten class and Spanish DLI for transitional kindergarten through fourth grade. Monte Vista Elementary offers Spanish DLI for kindergarten through fourth grade. Visit WCUSD’s Enrollment Page for more information.

Mt. SAC Early College Academy Orientation to Welcome New Students

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy will welcome new students for orientation from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 7, offering a glimpse of campus life and academics. The dual-enrollment high school provides students the opportunity to earn a diploma and up to two years of transferable college credit simultaneously.

West Covina Unified to Engage Families with Parent University Workshops

West Covina Unified will hold its latest Parent University workshop on Wednesday, March 6, offering tips on executive functioning and organizational skills, student behavior and homework tips. The workshop will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the WCUSD office, 171 W. Merced Ave., West Covina. The evening session may also be attended via a Google Hangouts video call.

West Covina Unified Named to 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll

West Covina Unified was named to College Board’s ninth annual AP District Honor Roll for its commitment to increasing student access to college-prep Advanced Placement courses while increasing the percentage of students earning passing scores of 3 or higher. West Covina High School, which offers 27 different AP courses, was recognized by the Board of Education for its efforts in boosting AP student success during a Feb. 12 meeting.

West Covina Unified Set to Launch Mandarin Dual-language Immersion

West Covina Unified School District’s Board of Education on Feb. 12 approved a plan to launch a Mandarin dual-language immersion (DLI) program in August. The first class will be limited to kindergarten students. Enrollment will open March 4. The program builds upon the District’s successful Spanish dual-language immersion program, housed at Orangewood and Monte Vista elementary schools.