Leona Valley Elementary
Leona Valley ia an urban-rural community located in the Antelope Valley approximately 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The community is a very diverse one. Many of the area residents are in a wide variety of professions including aircraft construction, agriculture, transportation, and allied people service. Numerous residents commute to the Greater Los Angeles area for employment. Edwards Air Force Base, Rockwell International, and Lockheed Aircraft Company are within close proximity. However, some people living in Leona Valley work as seasonal workers and laborers.
Founded in the early 1960's Leona Valley currently serves about 100 students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Leona Valley School is a small rural school that is more like an educational family. The staff consists of 4 highly qualified teachers, 14 classified support staff, and 1 administrator working together with parents to provide a positive nurturing learning environment for students in grades kindergarten through sixth grades. Our greatest initiative is to provide the leadership that will facilitate a school environment which provides differentiated instruction to meet the needs of each student to the best of our ability. The educational program must be academically challenging, engage each student by linking the curriculum to previous knowledge and experience, and also be exciting to promote further exploration of new ideas. Parents, teachers, support staff, and administration all have an important role to encourage our students to become active learners. It is our sincere desire to provide expanded opportunities for our students to acquire the skills to become productive citizens in a vastly changing society. At Leona Valley School we pride ourselves in being able to maintain quality home-school communication. Working as a team we are able to deliver quality standards based instruction to students based on their individual needs.