Baldwin Park Unified School District

  • Baldwin Park Unified Board Members Take Oath of Office

    Baldwin Park Unified returning Board of Education members Christina Lucero and Santos Hernandez Jr., and newly elected member Diana E. Miranda-Dzib took their oaths of office during the Board’s organizational meeting on Dec. 15. Miranda-Dzib was sworn in by State Sen. Susan Rubio, Hernandez was sworn in by City of Baldwin Park Councilmember Alejandra Avila and Lucero was sworn in by City of Baldwin Park Councilmember Danny Damian. Assemblymember Blanca Rubio also joined the virtual board meeting.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified Students Build Academic Foundation through the Arts

    Geddes and Margaret Heath elementary school students are building on their English language skills through an academic curriculum that infuses dance, visual arts, music and theater – made possible through a partnership between Teaching English Learners through the Arts and the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Now in its third year at BPUSD, the five-year pilot program aims to create an effective and equitable arts-based education that can be used as a template for schools across the country.

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  • Baldwin Park Voters Select New, Returning Board Members

    Baldwin Park Unified voters on Nov. 4 re-elected Board of Education President Christina Lucero and board member Santos Hernandez Jr., as well as returning 2017-18 board member Diana E. Dzib. New and returning board members will be sworn in during a virtual board meeting in December.

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Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park High School Honored as State Model Continuation School

Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park High School is being honored at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 by the District Board of Trustees as a 2015 California Model Continuation School for providing an innovative, student-focused program that boosted student credit completion rates to 97 percent and graduation rates to 92.4 percent in 2013-14. Treustees meet at the District Administration Center, 3699 N. Holly Ave., Baldwin Park. The three-year designation by the California Department of Education is a first for North Park, which serves between 300 and 400 students a year. School leaders slashed the dropout rate to 5.9 percent and cut suspensions/expulsions to 7.9 percent from 28.2 percent in two years. The school, along with 28 other 2015 designees, was also honored at the 2015 California Continuation Education Association State Conference held May 1-3 in Burlingame.