Armona Union School District

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Armona Union Elementary School District is a school district serving Armona, California, and outlying rural areas as well as a portion of southwest Hanford. Armona is a census-designated place with 3,239 people in the 2000 Census, with approximately 35.4% of the population under the age of 18.

Structure[edit]

The District is led by Superintendent Dr. Xavier Piña[1] and the elected School Board. The District operates four schools: Armona Elementary, Parkview Middle School, Crossroads Charter Academy, and Crossroads Trade Tech Academy.

Schools[edit]

Armona Elementary[edit]

Armona Elementary School was founded in 1952 and serves the district's students from Kindergarten to Fourth Grade. It is currently headed by Principal Shawn Beck.[2] The school has a faculty of approximately 30 full and part-time teachers.[3]

Parkview Middle School[edit]

Parkview Middle School serves the district's students from Fifth Grade to Eighth Grade. It is currently headed by Principal Dr. Xavier Piña.[2] The school has a faculty of approximately 20 full and part-time teachers.[4] After eighth grade, students in the district attend Sierra Pacific High School or Hanford West High School[5][not in citation given] for 9th through 12th Grade.

Crossroads Charter Academy[edit]

Crossroads Charter Academy was founded in 2003 and is currently headed by Principal Laurie Blue.[2] It has a staff of two full-time teachers and 28 part-time teachers. The school is a Virtual Independent Study program serving Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade.[6] Crossroads Trade Tech Academy is a hybrid school which means students attend daily for three hours a day and then do independent study to complete work not finished during the school day. Trade Tech has a focus on career education and currently has an emphasis on construction. As of May 2011, there are 75 students attending Trade Tech.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superintendent". Armona Union Elementary School District. 
  2. ^ a b c "Schools". Armona Union Elementary School District. 
  3. ^ "Teacher Directory". Armona Union Elementary School. 
  4. ^ "Teacher Directory". Parkview Middle School. 
  5. ^ www.hjuhsd.k12.ca.us Archived August 23, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "School Profile". Crossroads Charter Academy.