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2008 Distinguished Elementary Schools

California Distinguished Schools Program distinguished school honorees.

County District School Grade Level
Alameda Alameda City Unified Amelia Earhart Elementary Elementary
Alameda Castro Valley Unified Jensen Ranch Elementary Elementary
Alameda Castro Valley Unified Palomares Elementary Elementary
Alameda Castro Valley Unified Stanton Elementary Elementary
Alameda Dublin Unified Murray Elementary Elementary
Alameda Fremont Unified Warm Springs Elementary Elementary
Alameda Livermore Valley Joint Unified Sunset Elementary Elementary
Alameda Oakland Unified Hillcrest School K-8 Elementary
Alameda Oakland Unified Lincoln Elementary Elementary
Alameda Oakland Unified Think College Now Elementary
Alameda Pleasanton Unified Fairlands Elementary Elementary
Alameda Pleasanton Unified Lydiksen Elementary Elementary
Alpine Alpine County Unified Diamond Valley Elementary Elementary
Butte Chico Unified Marigold Elementary Elementary
Butte Manzanita Elementary Manzanita Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Mt. Diablo Unified Bancroft Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Mt. Diablo Unified Strandwood Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Mt. Diablo Unified Valhalla Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Mt. Diablo Unified Walnut Acres Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Mt. Diablo Unified Westwood Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Orinda Union Elementary Glorietta Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Orinda Union Elementary Wagner Ranch Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Walnut Creek Elementary Buena Vista Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Walnut Creek Elementary Murwood Elementary Elementary
Contra Costa Walnut Creek Elementary Parkmead Elementary Elementary
El Dorado Black Oak Mine Unified Creekside Elementary Elementary
El Dorado Black Oak Mine Unified Georgetown School Elementary
El Dorado Pioneer Union Elementary Pioneer Elementary Elementary
El Dorado Placerville Union Elementary Sierra Elementary Elementary
El Dorado Pollock Pines Elementary Pinewood Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clay Joint Elementary Clay Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Century Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Dry Creek Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Freedom Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified James S. Fugman Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Liberty Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Lincoln Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Temperance-Kutner Elementary Elementary
Fresno Clovis Unified Valley Oak Elementary Elementary
Fresno Fresno Unified Bullard Talent K-8 Elementary
Fresno Sanger Unified Del Rey Elementary Elementary
Fresno Sanger Unified Fairmont Elementary Elementary
Fresno Sanger Unified Jefferson Elementary Elementary
Fresno Sanger Unified John Wash Elementary Elementary
Fresno Sanger Unified Quail Lake Environmental Charter School Elementary
Fresno Selma Unified Indianola Elementary Elementary
Fresno Sierra Unified Sierra Elementary Elementary
Imperial El Centro Elementary Margaret Hedrick Elementary Elementary
Imperial Imperial Unified T.L. Waggoner Elementary Elementary
Imperial Imperial Unified Westside Elementary Elementary
Kern Bakersfield City Elementary Downtown Elementary Elementary
Kern Bakersfield City Elementary Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary Elementary
Kern Fruitvale Elementary Columbia Elementary Elementary
Kern Panama Buena Vista Union Eleme Stockdale Elementary Elementary
Kings Central Union Elementary R.J. Neutra Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles ABC Unified Cerritos Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles ABC Unified Helen Wittmann Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles ABC Unified Mary E. Bragg Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles ABC Unified Patricia Nixon Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Alhambra Unified Park Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Bassett Unified Edgewood Academy Elementary
Los Angeles Bellflower Unified Albert Baxter Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Beverly Hills Unified Horace Mann School Elementary
Los Angeles Bonita Unified Arma J. Shull Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Bonita Unified Oak Mesa Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Burbank Unified Joaquin Miller Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Castaic Union Elementary Northlake Hills Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Compton Unified Charles W. Bursch Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Covina-Valley Unified Barranca Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Culver City Unified El Marino Language School Elementary
Los Angeles East Whittier City Elementary Ocean View Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles El Segundo Unified Center Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles El Segundo Unified Richmond Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendale Unified Dunsmore Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendale Unified John Muir Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendale Unified La Crescenta Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendale Unified Richardson D. White Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendora Unified Grace Sutherland Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Glendora Unified La Fetra Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Hacienda la Puente Unified Lassalette Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles La Canada Unified Paradise Canyon Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Las Virgenes Unified Bay Laurel Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Little Lake City Elementary Studebaker Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Cubberley Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Emerson Parkside Academy Charter Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified James Russell Lowell Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Juan Bautista Alvarado Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Minnie Gant Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Patrick Henry Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Robert E. Lee Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Long Beach Unified Theodore Roosevelt Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Balboa Gifted/High Ability Magnet Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Beckford Avenue Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Beethoven Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Calahan Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Chatsworth Park Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Coeur D'Alene Avenue Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Danube Avenue Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Dearborn Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Fourth Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Hancock Park Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Haskell Elementary and Math/Science Magnet School Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Kester Avenue/Kester Magnet Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Marquez Charter Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified One Hundred Fifty-Sixth Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Overland School for Advanced Studies Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Parthenia Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Stagg Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Stonehurst Avenue Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Superior Street Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Synergy Charter Academy Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Van Gogh Street School Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Welby Way Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Wilbur Avenue Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified Woodland Hills Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Mountain View Elementary La Primaria Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Newhall Elementary Stevenson Ranch Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Norwalk-La Mirada Unified Julia B. Morrison Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Pasadena Unified Alexander Hamilton Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Redondo Beach Unified Jefferson Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Redondo Beach Unified Tulita Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Santa Monica-Malibu Unified Franklin Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Saugus Union Elementary Bridgeport Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Saugus Union Elementary Emblem Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Saugus Union Elementary Helmers Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Saugus Union Elementary Mountainview Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Saugus Union Elementary North Park Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles South Pasadena Unified Monterey Hills Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Torrance Unified Arnold Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Torrance Unified Edison Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Torrance Unified Riviera Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles Torrance Unified Towers Elementary Elementary
Los Angeles West Covina Unified San Jose-Edison Academy Elementary
Los Angeles Wiseburn Elementary Juan Cabrillo Elementary Elementary
Madera Golden Valley Unified Sierra View Elementary Elementary
Madera Madera Unified Dixieland School Elementary
Marin Novato Unified Lu Sutton Elementary Elementary
Marin Novato Unified Rancho Elementary Elementary
Marin Ross Elementary Ross Elementary Elementary
Marin Sausalito Marin City Bayside Elementary Elementary
Mariposa Mariposa County Unified Coulterville-Greeley Elementary Elementary
Mariposa Mariposa County Unified Mariposa Elementary Elementary
Mariposa Mariposa County Unified Yosemite National Park El Portal School Elementary
Merced Atwater Elementary Elmer Wood School Elementary
Napa Napa Valley Unified Salvador Elementary Elementary
Napa Napa Valley Unified West Park Elementary Elementary
Orange Capistrano Unified Chaparral Elementary Elementary
Orange Capistrano Unified R.H. Dana Elementary Elementary
Orange Fountain Valley Elementary William T. Newland Elementary Elementary
Orange Fullerton Elementary Acacia Elementary Elementary
Orange Fullerton Elementary Hermosa Drive Elementary Elementary
Orange Fullerton Elementary Laguna Road Elementary Elementary
Orange Fullerton Elementary Robert C. Fisler Elementary Elementary
Orange Garden Grove Unified Loyal Barker Elementary Elementary
Orange Garden Grove Unified Peters Elementary Elementary
Orange Huntington Beach City Elementa John R. Peterson Elementary Elementary
Orange Huntington Beach City Elementary John H. Eader School Elementary
Orange Irvine Unified Alderwood Basics Plus School Elementary
Orange Irvine Unified Canyon View Elementary Elementary
Orange La Habra City Elementary Ladera Palma Elementary Elementary
Orange La Habra City Elementary Las Lomas Elementary Elementary
Orange Laguna Beach Unified El Morro Elementary Elementary
Orange Laguna Beach Unified Top of the World Elementary Elementary
Orange Los Alamitos Unified Francis Hopkinson Elementary Elementary
Orange Los Alamitos Unified Rossmoor Elementary Elementary
Orange Magnolia Elementary Juliette Low Elementary Elementary
Orange Magnolia Elementary Lord Baden-Powell Elementary Elementary
Orange Newport-Mesa Unified Eastbluff Elementary Elementary
Orange Newport-Mesa Unified Harbor View Elementary Elementary
Orange Newport-Mesa Unified Killybrooke Elementary Elementary
Orange Newport-Mesa Unified Roy O. Andersen Elementary Elementary
Orange Newport-Mesa Unified Sonora Elementary Elementary
Orange Ocean View Elementary Harbour View Elementary Elementary
Orange Ocean View Elementary Hope View Elementary Elementary
Orange Ocean View Elementary Oak View Elementary Elementary
Orange Orange Unified Palmyra Elementary Elementary
Orange Orange Unified Panorama Elementary Elementary
Orange Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified Glenknoll Elementary Elementary
Orange Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified Lakeview Elementary Elementary
Orange Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified Van Buren Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Del Lago Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified DePortola Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified La Tierra Elementary and Early Childhood Center Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Lake Forest Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Lomarena Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Melinda Heights Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Rancho Cañada Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Robinson Elementary Elementary
Orange Saddleback Valley Unified Valencia Elementary Elementary
Orange Santa Ana Unified John Muir Fundamental School Elementary
Orange Santa Ana Unified Santiago Elementary Elementary
Orange Tustin Unified Hicks Canyon Elementary Elementary
Orange Tustin Unified Peters Canyon Elementary Elementary
Orange Tustin Unified Red Hill Elementary Elementary
Orange Westminster Elementary H.B. Anderson Elementary Elementary
Placer Loomis Union Elementary Penryn School Elementary
Placer Newcastle Elementary Newcastle Elementary Elementary
Placer Rocklin Unified Breen Elementary Elementary
Placer Rocklin Unified Cobblestone Elementary Elementary
Placer Rocklin Unified Rock Creek Elementary Elementary
Placer Rocklin Unified Ruhkala Elementary Elementary
Placer Rocklin Unified Valley View Elementary Elementary
Placer Roseville City Elementary Blue Oaks Elementary Elementary
Placer Roseville City Elementary Thomas Jefferson Elementary Elementary
Riverside Alvord Unified Promenade Elementary Elementary
Riverside Beaumont Unified Brookside Elementary Elementary
Riverside Corona-Norco Unified Benjamin Franklin Elementary Elementary
Riverside Corona-Norco Unified Eisenhower Elementary Elementary
Riverside Corona-Norco Unified Lincoln Alternative Elementary Elementary
Riverside Corona-Norco Unified Prado View Elementary Elementary
Riverside Corona-Norco Unified Temescal Valley Elementary Elementary
Riverside Desert Sands Unified Amelia Earhart School Elementary
Riverside Hemet Unified Idyllwild Elementary Elementary
Riverside Jurupa Unified Sunnyslope Elementary Elementary
Riverside Lake Elsinore Unified Tuscany Hills Elementary Elementary
Riverside Menifee Union Elementary Callie Kirkpatrick Elementary Elementary
Riverside Menifee Union Elementary Menifee Elementary Elementary
Riverside Murrieta Valley Unified Antelope Hills Elementary Elementary
Riverside Palm Springs Unified Rio Vista Elementary Elementary
Riverside Riverside Unified Lake Mathews Elementary Elementary
Riverside Temecula Valley Unified Abby Reinke Elementary Elementary
Riverside Temecula Valley Unified Nicolas Valley Elementary Elementary
Riverside Val Verde Unified Avalon Elementary Elementary
Riverside Val Verde Unified Lasselle Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Elk Grove Unified Edna Batey Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Elk Grove Unified Joseph Sims Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Elk Grove Unified Stone Lake Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Galt Joint Union Elementary River Oaks Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Rio Linda Union Elementary Frontier Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Rio Linda Union Elementary Orchard Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Rio Linda Union Elementary Pioneer Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Sacramento City Unified Crocker/Riverside Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Sacramento City Unified Golden Empire Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Sacramento City Unified Leonardo da Vinci Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Sacramento City Unified Pony Express Elementary Elementary
Sacramento Sacramento City Unified William Land Elementary Elementary
Sacramento San Juan Unified Gold River Discovery Center Elementary
Sacramento San Juan Unified James R. Cowan Fundamental Elementary
Sacramento San Juan Unified Sierra Oaks Elementary Elementary
Sacramento San Juan Unified Thomas Kelly Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Barstow Unified Skyline North Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Barstow Unified Thomson Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Bear Valley Unified Baldwin Lane Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Central Elementary Valle Vista Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Chino Valley Unified Edwin Rhodes Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Chino Valley Unified Michael G. Wickman Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Etiwanda Elementary Carleton P. Lightfoot Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Hesperia Unified Mesquite Trails Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Morongo Unified Morongo Valley Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Rialto Unified W.J.C. Trapp Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Upland Unified Pepper Tree Elementary Elementary
San Bernardino Victor Elementary Galileo Academy 101 Elementary
San Bernardino Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified Valley Elementary Elementary
San Diego Cajon Valley Union Elementary Fuerte Elementary Elementary
San Diego Cajon Valley Union Elementary Jamacha Elementary Elementary
San Diego Carlsbad Unified Hope Elementary Elementary
San Diego Carlsbad Unified Kelly Elementary Elementary
San Diego Chula Vista Elementary Otay Elementary Elementary
San Diego Del Mar Union Elementary Ashley Falls School Elementary
San Diego Encinitas Union Elementary Capri Elementary Elementary
San Diego Encinitas Union Elementary Flora Vista Elementary Elementary
San Diego Escondido Union Elementary Bernardo School Elementary
San Diego Mountain Empire Unified Clover Flat Elementary Elementary
San Diego National Elementary Ira Harbison School Elementary
San Diego Oceanside Unified Christa McAuliffe Elementary Elementary
San Diego Oceanside Unified South Oceanside Elementary Elementary
San Diego Oceanside Unified Stuart Mesa Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified Andrew Jackson Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified Kumeyaay Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified La Jolla Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified Ocean Beach Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified Torrey Pines Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Diego Unified William Penn Elementary Elementary
San Diego San Marcos Unified Knob Hill School Elementary
San Diego San Marcos Unified Richland Elementary Elementary
San Diego Santee Elementary Chet F. Harritt School Elementary
San Diego Santee Elementary Sycamore Canyon Elementary Elementary
San Diego Spencer Valley Elementary Spencer Valley Elementary Elementary
San Diego Valley Center-Pauma Unified Valley Center Elementary Upper School Elementary
San Diego Valley Center-Pauma Unified Valley Center Primary School Elementary
San Francisco San Francisco Unified Ulloa Elementary Elementary
San Joaquin Lodi Unified Ellerth E. Larson Elementary Elementary
San Joaquin Lodi Unified Julia Morgan Elementary Elementary
San Luis Obispo Paso Robles Joint Unified Kermit King Elementary Elementary
San Luis Obispo San Luis Coastal Unified Bellevue-Santa Fe Charter School Elementary
San Mateo Belmont-Redwood Shores Element Nesbit Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Burlingame Elementary Washington Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Cabrillo Unified Kings Mountain Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Hillsborough City Elementary South Hillsborough Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Hillsborough City Elementary West Hillsborough Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Menlo Park City Elementary Laurel Elementary Elementary
San Mateo Pacifica School District Cabrillo School Elementary
San Mateo Redwood City Elementary Orion Alternative Elementary
San Mateo San Bruno Park Elementary El Crystal School Elementary
San Mateo San Mateo-Foster City Elementary Laurel Elementary Elementary
Santa Barbara Goleta Union Elementary Hollister School Elementary
Santa Clara Alum Rock Union Elementary Sylvia Cassell Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Berryessa Union Elementary Cherrywood Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Cambrian Elementary Fammatre Charter Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Campbell Union Elementary Village School Elementary
Santa Clara Evergreen Elementary Carolyn A. Clark Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Evergreen Elementary Silver Oak Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Gilroy Unified Las Animas Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara San Jose Unified George W. Simonds Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Santa Clara County Office of Education Bullis Charter School Elementary
Santa Clara Santa Clara Unified Laurelwood Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Saratoga Union Elementary Foothill Elementary Elementary
Santa Clara Union Elementary Ralph E. Noddin Elementary Elementary
Santa Cruz Pajaro Valley Unified Rio del Mar Elementary Elementary
Shasta Enterprise Elementary Rother Elementary Elementary
Shasta Millville Elementary Millville Elementary Elementary
Shasta North Cow Creek Elementary North Cow Creek Elementary Elementary
Siskiyou Mt. Shasta Union Elementary Mt. Shasta Elementary Elementary
Solano Fairfield-Suisun Unified Dan O. Root II Elementary Elementary
Solano Travis Unified Scandia Elementary Elementary
Sonoma Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified Monte Vista Elementary Elementary
Sonoma Rincon Valley Union Elementary Douglas L. Whited Elementary Elementary
Sonoma Rincon Valley Union Elementary Francis A. Binkley Elementary Elementary
Sonoma Two Rock Union Elementary Two Rock Elementary Elementary
Sonoma Wright Elementary Robert L. Stevens Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Ceres Unified Whitmore Charter School of Technology Elementary
Stanislaus Empire Union Elementary Capistrano Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Empire Union Elementary Christine Sipherd Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Hughson Unified Fox Road Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Modesto City Elementary Alberta Martone Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Modesto City Elementary Rose Avenue Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Oakdale Joint Unified Sierra View Elementary Elementary
Stanislaus Sylvan Union Elementary Sherwood Elementary Elementary
Sutter Pleasant Grove Joint Union Pleasant Grove School Elementary
Tulare Visalia Unified Linwood Elementary Elementary
Tuolumne Curtis Creek Elementary Sullivan Creek Elementary Elementary
Ventura Conejo Valley Unified Lang Ranch Elementary Elementary
Ventura Conejo Valley Unified Meadows Elementary Elementary
Ventura Conejo Valley Unified Sycamore Canyon School Elementary
Ventura Moorpark Unified Peach Hill Academy Elementary
Ventura Oak Park Unified Oak Hills Elementary Elementary
Ventura Ocean View Elementary Laguna Vista Elementary Elementary
Ventura Pleasant Valley School La Mariposa School Elementary
Ventura Simi Valley Unified White Oak Elementary Elementary
Yolo Woodland Joint Unified Plainfield Elementary Elementary
Yuba Marysville Joint Unified Cordua Elementary Elementary
Yuba Marysville Joint Unified Kynoch Elementary Elementary
Yuba Wheatland Elementary Wheatland Charter Academy Elementary
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