Esperanza Elementary


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2020-2021 Board Presentation

Welcome to Esperanza!


Esperanza’s School Plan offers the on-going opportunity to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate a meaningful standards-based curriculum for all students. The goals, objectives, and activities have been identified and written based on needs expressed by students, parents, and staff input. These goals, objectives, and activities are established to improve and focus instruction at Esperanza’s Elementary School enabling students to meet grade level, district, and CA state standards.

The ELAC, School Site Council, and Grade Level Leadership Teams collaborated to develop and refine the plan and will continue to work towards the ongoing implementation, evaluation and revision of this plan as needed. Esperanza Elementary School's essential philosophical cornerstones include the concept that quality school programs are based on shared decision-making by all staff members in meeting school, district, and state guidelines.



The Antelope Valley Special Education Local Plan Area (AVSELPA) hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held as follows:

The California Department of Education (CDE) requires that each SELPA annually obtain approval from its Governing Council for the annual budget and service plans following a public hearing. The annual budget/service plans must then be submitted to the CDE, prior to June 30, 2022, for final approval.

To view the plans, please click here:
Annual Budget and Service Plan

DATE:                                               May 26, 2022
TIME:                                                         9:30 am
LOCATION:                     Palmdale School District
                                                          Superintendent’s Conference Room
                               39139 10th St East
                                  Palmdale, CA 93550

Public Comment/Hearing:
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.3 and Education Code Section 35145.5, any person wishing to speak, will be heard at this time. Three (3) minutes is allocated to each speaker, no more than fifteen (15) minutes on the same subject.

If you are having trouble accessing the plans, please contact
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Dear Westside Parents and Community Members,

As we approach the end of the third quarter and the beginning of spring break, we have some information to share with you about upcoming changes related to COVID-19 as well as some updates. Effective for our students and our staff, wearing masks in Los Angeles County remains strongly recommended in schools, however, this will no longer be a requirement. So, when students and staff return to school on Monday, March 14th, mask wearing will be optional

More topics in this letter include:

•  Job Fair

•  Kindergarten Round Up

•  Upcoming Middle School Events

•  Enrollment

•  Intra-district Transfers

•  Progress Reports

•  Spring Break

•  Upcoming Board Meetings


Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has lifted the requirement that students wear masks outdoors at school.  Effective with the opening of school tomorrow morning, our students no longer need to wear their masks outdoors on the campus.  If you or your child continue to feel safer wearing a mask outdoors, please feel free to do that also. Indoor masking remains a requirement, but it appears that the Public Health Agencies are indicating that the data on COVD-19 continues to show marked improvement.  However, students still need to wear their masks while inside the classroom.

Just a reminder that the transfer process begins on March 1, 2022 and will close for the 1st round of transfers on April 15, 2022.  Applications can be completed online.


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Kindergarten Students for 21/22

If you have a child who will be turning five on or before September 1st, it is time to enroll your child for kindergarten. Students who turn five between September 2nd and December 2nd are eligible for transitional kindergarten. During the summer, Esperanza will be offering a kinder camp for incoming transitional kinder and kindergarten students. Please visit our district website at,, to view information about enrollment and kinder camp. Please click here,, to view a slideshow about kindergarten and meet our school personnel. 

Esperanza Site Re-opening Protocols

Although Esperanza is currently in distance learning, we are continually planning for when our students to come back to campus. Our staff misses having our students on campus for instruction. When Esperanza is able to bring students back to campus, we will be ready. To review our re-opening protocols, please click on the link,

School Plan for Safe Reopening




Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in TK-12 Schools

This document reviews current policies and important action steps to keep children safe in Los Angeles County’s 3,040 TK-12 schools. At the end you will find resources you can turn to, including where to call, if you want further information or need assistance with COVID-19 prevention or care.

Parent Updates TK-12