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NEW: Family Guide to the LAUSD Strategic Plan

The district has published a new Family Guide to the LAUSD Strategic Plan.
A tool for families to engage as partners to help LAUSD students thrive.

Click on the headline to find the PDF of the plan.

Guía para Familias del Plan Estratégico de LAUSD
Una herramienta para que las familias participen como socios para ayudar a los estudiantes del LAUSD a prosperar.

Haga clic en el titular para encontrar el PDF del plan.


Dear Vanalden Families,

We’re excited about the start of the 2022-23 school year on August 15. We look forward to having everyone back on campus, learning together as we begin a new year.

I also wanted to remind families that the Los Angeles Unified School District released our 2022-26 Strategic Plan. For the next four years, Los Angeles Unified will focus on a singular goal: to ensure ALL students graduate READY FOR THE WORLD - to thrive in college, career and life. We are committed to providing quality instruction that meets the needs of all students, focusing on social-emotional wellness and collaborating with our families so that our entire extended community may contribute toward student success. Please take a look and learn more about the District’s Strategic Plan by visiting

We are partners in your child’s education, and we will learn and grow together to ensure the success of our future leaders.

Click on the Headline "LAUSD Strategic Plan" to access the Strategic Plan.

Yoshim Yang

About Us

Welcome  to the Vanalden Avenue Elementary School website.  We are a California Distinguished School and the recipient of the Title I Academic Achievement Award.

Our Mission

The Vanalden Avenue School Community will provide a safe and supportive environment where students will acquire academic and social skills in order to function successfully in an ever-changing society.
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At A Glance

  • 20:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
  • UTK Program for 4 Year Olds
  • UTK-5th Grade Instructional Technology Program