ABC Unified School District

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ABC Unified School District
ABC USD Logo.png
Location
Cerritos, California
Southeastern Los Angeles County
District information
TypePublic
GradesK-12 and Adult School
Established1965
SuperintendentDr. Mary Sieu
Schools30
Other information
Websitewww.abcusd.k12.ca.us

The ABC Unified School District is a school district that is based in Cerritos, California, United States.

ABCUSD serves the cities of Artesia, most of Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, the portion of Lakewood east of the San Gabriel River, as well as tiny portions of Long Beach, Norwalk, and La Mirada (the ABC portion of La Mirada contains only business areas, no residents).[1][2][3]

"ABC" stands for Artesia (founded in 1875), Bloomfield and Carmenita (founded in 1902), three districts which were unified in 1965.[4][5]

List of schools[edit]

Adult schools[edit]

ABC Adult School is a public local adult school, established by the ABC Unified School District and headquartered in Cerritos, California.

Continuation schools[edit]

7-12 schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

  • Carmenita Middle School (Cerritos)
  • Fedde Middle School (Hawaiian Gardens)
  • Haskell Middle School (Cerritos)
  • (Faye) Ross Middle School (Artesia)
  • Tetzlaff Middle School (Cerritos)

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Aloha Health Medical Academy (Lakewood) -
  • Bloomfield Elementary School (Hawaiian Gardens) (closed in the 1980s)[1]
  • Bragg Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Burbank Elementary School (Artesia)
  • Cabrillo Lane Elementary School (Cerritos) (Closed)
  • Carver Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Cerritos Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Elliott Elementary School (Artesia)
  • Furgeson Elementary School (Hawaiian Gardens)
  • Gonsalves Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Hawaiian Elementary School (Hawaiian Gardens)
  • Juarez Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Kennedy Elementary School (Artesia)
  • Frank Leal Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Melbourne Elementary School (Lakewood) (Cerritos)
  • Niemes Elementary School (Artesia)
  • Nixon Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Palms Elementary School (Lakewood)
  • Stowers Elementary School (Cerritos)
  • Willow Elementary School (Lakewood)
  • Helen Wittmann Elementary School (Cerritos)

Nixon Elementary[edit]

Patricia Nixon Elementary School
Nixon elementary.jpg
Aerial view of Nixon's campus
Address
19600 Jacob Avenue

,
California
Coordinates33°51′09″N 118°04′34″W / 33.852400°N 118.075980°W / 33.852400; -118.075980
Information
School typePublic elementary
Founded1973
School districtABC Unified School District
PrincipalDr. Tracy
GradesK-6
Enrollment670
MascotJaguar
The late former First Lady Pat Nixon, for whom the institution is named.

The Patricia Nixon Elementary School is located in Cerritos. It was built in 1973 and has grades kindergarten through sixth. The school is named after the late First Lady of the United States Pat Nixon. Patricia Nixon Elementary School was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2004 and 2008.

Board of Education[edit]

ABC Unified School District's Board of Education members are elected by geographical district, to a four-year term. The elections were held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years until the 2017 election. Effective with the November 2020 US General election, elections are held in even-numbered years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABC Unified School District Elementary School Attendance Zones Archived September 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. January 2006.
  2. ^ "ABC Unified School District Middle School Attendance Zones Archived September 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. January 2006.
  3. ^ "ABC Unified School District High School Attendance Zones Archived September 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. May 2010.
  4. ^ "History/Info Archived May 25, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. Retrieved on September 27, 2009.
  5. ^ "A Pictorial History of Our Community Archived August 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. December 2001.

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