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CA Distinguished Schools Eligibility List for 2020

California Distinguished Schools Eligibility list for 2020.

California is recognizing outstanding education programs and practices in elementary schools in 2020. The following schools are eligible to apply for the California Distinguished Schools (DS) Award in 2020. Note: The California DS Program uses the California Department of Education (CDE) California School Directory for county, district, and schools names on the awardees list and award recognitions.

Information about the California DS Program, Eligibility Criteria, Application, Timeline of Activities, Sponsors, and Resources, can be found on the California Department of Education California Distinguished Schools Program web page.

County District School

Alameda

Alameda County Office of Education

Yu Ming Charter

Alameda

Alameda Unified

Amelia Earhart Elementary

Alameda

Castro Valley Unified

Castro Valley Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

E. M. Grimmer Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

Mission Valley Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

Warm Springs Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

Joshua Chadbourne Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

Mission San Jose Elementary

Alameda

Fremont Unified

Fred E. Weibel Elementary

Alameda

Hayward Unified

Southgate Elementary

Alameda

New Haven Unified

Alvarado Elementary

Alameda

Oakland Unified

Cleveland Elementary

Alameda

Oakland Unified

Crocker Highlands Elementary

Alameda

Oakland Unified

Lincoln Elementary

Alameda

Dublin Unified

J. M. Amador Elementary

Alameda

Pleasanton Unified

Henry P. Mohr Elementary

Amador

Amador County Unified

Jackson Elementary

Butte

Chico Unified

Sierra View Elementary

Butte

Manzanita Elementary

Manzanita Elementary

Butte

Paradise Unified

Achieve Charter School of Paradise Inc.

Butte

Gridley Unified

Wilson Elementary

Contra Costa

Lafayette Elementary

Burton Valley Elementary

Contra Costa

Martinez Unified

John Muir Elementary

Contra Costa

Mt. Diablo Unified

Silverwood Elementary

Contra Costa

San Ramon Valley Unified

Hidden Hills Elementary

Contra Costa

San Ramon Valley Unified

Sycamore Valley Elementary

Fresno

Clovis Unified

Lincoln Elementary

Fresno

Clovis Unified

Gettysburg Elementary

Fresno

Clovis Unified

Fancher Creek Elementary

Fresno

Fowler Unified

Malaga Elementary

Fresno

Fresno Unified

Morris E. Dailey Charter Elementary

Fresno

Kingsburg Elementary Charter

Lincoln Elementary

Fresno

Sanger Unified

Ronald W. Reagan Elementary

Fresno

Sanger Unified

John S. Wash Elementary

Fresno

Sanger Unified

Quail Lake Environmental Charter

Fresno

Sanger Unified

Sanger Academy Charter

Fresno

Central Unified

James K. Polk Elementary

Fresno

Central Unified

Herndon-Barstow Elementary

Fresno

Riverdale Joint Unified

Fipps Primary

Glenn

Plaza Elementary

Plaza Elementary

Imperial

Holtville Unified

Emmett S. Finley Elementary

Inyo

Round Valley Joint Elementary

Round Valley Elementary

Kern

Bakersfield City

Cesar E. Chavez Elementary

Kern

Panama-Buena Vista Union

Buena Vista Elementary

Kern

Panama-Buena Vista Union

Stockdale Elementary

Kern

Delano Union Elementary

Morningside

Kern

Fruitvale Elementary

Endeavour Elementary

Kern

Greenfield Union

Fairview Elementary

Kern

Greenfield Union

W. A. Kendrick Elementary

Kern

Midway Elementary

Midway Elementary

Kings

Central Union Elementary

R. J. Neutra

Kings

Hanford Elementary

Jefferson Charter Academy

Kings

Pioneer Union Elementary

Frontier Elementary

Los Angeles

ABC Unified

Carver (Charles J.) Elementary

Los Angeles

ABC Unified

Elliott (William F) Elementary

Los Angeles

Arcadia Unified

Baldwin Stocker Elementary

Los Angeles

Arcadia Unified

Highland Oaks Elementary

Los Angeles

Arcadia Unified

Holly Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Azusa Unified

Paramount Elementary

Los Angeles

Baldwin Park Unified

Santa Fe Elementary

Los Angeles

Bassett Unified

Don Julian Elementary

Los Angeles

Bellflower Unified

Stephen Foster Elementary

Los Angeles

Bonita Unified

Oak Mesa Elementary

Los Angeles

Burbank Unified

Walt Disney Elementary

Los Angeles

Burbank Unified

William McKinley Elementary

Los Angeles

Burbank Unified

Joaquin Miller Elementary

Los Angeles

Charter Oak Unified

Washington Elementary

Los Angeles

Charter Oak Unified

Willow Elementary

Los Angeles

Claremont Unified

Vista del Valle Elementary

Los Angeles

Culver City Unified

El Marino Elementary

Los Angeles

Downey Unified

Ward Elementary

Los Angeles

Downey Unified

Price Elementary

Los Angeles

Downey Unified

Williams Elementary

Los Angeles

East Whittier City Elementary

Mulberry Elementary

Los Angeles

El Monte City

Cherrylee Elementary

Los Angeles

El Monte City

Cleminson Elementary

Los Angeles

El Monte City

Durfee Elementary

Los Angeles

El Monte City

Legore Elementary

Los Angeles

El Monte City

Wright Elementary

Los Angeles

Garvey Elementary

Rice (Eldridge) Elementary

Los Angeles

Garvey Elementary

Monterey Vista Elementary

Los Angeles

Garvey Elementary

Bitely (Arlene) Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

Balboa Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

Mark Keppel Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

Horace Mann Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

Monte Vista Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

Valley View Elementary

Los Angeles

Glendale Unified

R. D. White Elementary

Los Angeles

La Canada Unified

Palm Crest Elementary

Los Angeles

Lawndale Elementary

Mark Twain Elementary

Los Angeles

Lennox

Moffett Elementary

Los Angeles

Little Lake City Elementary

Paddison Elementary

Los Angeles

Little Lake City Elementary

Studebaker Elementary

Los Angeles

Long Beach Unified

Lafayette Elementary

Los Angeles

Long Beach Unified

Twain Elementary

Los Angeles

Long Beach Unified

Alvarado Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Synergy Charter Academy

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Charles H. Kim Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Global Education Academy

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

ICEF Vista Elementary Academy

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Aspire Juanita Tate Academy Charter

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Harry Bridges Span

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Dr. Sammy Lee Medical and Health Science Magnet Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Libertas College Preparatory Charter

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Andasol Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Baldwin Hills Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Bryson Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Canyon Charter Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Carson Street Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Catskill Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Chapman Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Cheremoya Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Darby Avenue Charter

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Halldale Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Haskell Elementary Science Technology Engineering Arts And Mathematics (STEAM) Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Hoover Street Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Kester Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Lomita Math/Science/Technology Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Los Feliz Science/Tech/Engineer/Math/Medicine Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Melrose Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

John B. Monlux Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Mountain View Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

One Hundred Fifty-Sixth Street Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Park Western Place Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Point Fermin Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Queen Anne Place Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Richland Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Robert Hill Lane Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Rockdale Visual & Performing Arts Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

San Jose Street Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Solano Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Superior Street Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Topeka Charter School For Advanced Studies

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Vena Avenue Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Vintage Math/Science/Technology Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Welby Way Charter Elementary School And Gifted-High Ability Magnet

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Yorkdale Elementary

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified

Balboa Gifted/High Ability Magnet Elementary

Los Angeles

Montebello Unified

Montebello Gardens Elementary

Los Angeles

Montebello Unified

Potrero Heights Elementary

Los Angeles

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified

Gardenhill Elementary

Los Angeles

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified

Julia B. Morrison Elementary

Los Angeles

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified

Rancho Vista Elementary

Los Angeles

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified

Silver Spur Elementary

Los Angeles

Pomona Unified

Armstrong Elementary

Los Angeles

Rosemead Elementary

Emma W. Shuey Elementary

Los Angeles

Rosemead Elementary

Mildred B. Janson Elementary

Los Angeles

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified

Edison Elementary

Los Angeles

Saugus Union

West Creek Academy

Los Angeles

Saugus Union

Rio Vista Elementary

Los Angeles

Temple City Unified

Cloverly Elementary

Los Angeles

Temple City Unified

Longden Elementary

Los Angeles

Torrance Unified

Fern Elementary

Los Angeles

Torrance Unified

Yukon Elementary

Los Angeles

Valle Lindo Elementary

New Temple

Los Angeles

West Covina Unified

Merced Elementary

Los Angeles

Whittier City Elementary

Daniel Phelan Elementary

Los Angeles

Whittier City Elementary

Mill Elementary

Los Angeles

Compton Unified

Jefferson Elementary

Los Angeles

Compton Unified

Anderson Elementary

Los Angeles

Hacienda la Puente Unified

Mesa Robles

Los Angeles

Hacienda la Puente Unified

Wedgeworth Elementary

Los Angeles

Rowland Unified

Blandford Elementary

Los Angeles

Rowland Unified

Killian Elementary

Los Angeles

Rowland Unified

Ybarra Academy for the Arts and Technology

Los Angeles

San Gabriel Unified

McKinley Elementary

Los Angeles

San Gabriel Unified

Washington Elementary

Los Angeles

San Gabriel Unified

Wilson Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Brightwood Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Martha Baldwin Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Monterey Highlands Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Park Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Ramona Elementary

Los Angeles

Alhambra Unified

Repetto Elementary

Los Angeles

Wiseburn Unified

Juan De Anza Elementary

Madera

Golden Valley Unified

Webster Elementary

Merced

Atwater Elementary

Elmer Wood Elementary

Merced

Atwater Elementary

Peggy Heller Elementary

Merced

Winton

Frank Sparkes Elementary

Monterey

Monterey Peninsula Unified

Monte Vista

Monterey

Santa Rita Union Elementary

New Republic Elementary

Napa

Napa Valley Unified

Pueblo Vista Elementary

Orange

Orange County Department of Education

Scholarship Prep Charter

Orange

Brea-Olinda Unified

Laurel Elementary Magnet School of Innovation and Career Exploration

Orange

Buena Park Elementary

Charles G. Emery Elementary

Orange

Centralia Elementary

Buena Terra Elementary

Orange

Centralia Elementary

George B. Miller Elementary

Orange

Cypress Elementary

Clara J. King Elementary

Orange

Cypress Elementary

Margaret Landell Elementary

Orange

Cypress Elementary

Steve Luther Elementary

Orange

Fullerton Elementary

Robert C. Fisler Elementary

Orange

Fullerton Elementary

Acacia Elementary

Orange

Fullerton Elementary

Laguna Road Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

A. J. Cook Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Agnes Ware Stanley Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Ernest O. Lawrence Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Ethan B. Allen Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Excelsior Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Genevieve M. Crosby Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Morningside Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

Ocia A. Peters Elementary

Orange

Garden Grove Unified

R. F. Hazard Elementary

Orange

Huntington Beach City Elementary

Ralph E. Hawes Elementary

Orange

Magnolia Elementary

Juliette Low School of the Arts

Orange

Magnolia Elementary

Dr. Peter Marshall

Orange

Magnolia Elementary

Walt Disney

Orange

Newport-Mesa Unified

California Elementary

Orange

Newport-Mesa Unified

Killybrooke Elementary

Orange

Newport-Mesa Unified

Paularino Elementary

Orange

Newport-Mesa Unified

Sonora Elementary

Orange

Ocean View

Circle View Elementary

Orange

Ocean View

Star View Elementary

Orange

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified

Golden Elementary

Orange

Santa Ana Unified

John Muir Fundamental Elementary

Orange

Savanna Elementary

Cerritos Elementary

Orange

Westminster

Jessie Hayden Elementary

Orange

Tustin Unified

Hicks Canyon Elementary

Placer

Dry Creek Joint Elementary

Barrett Ranch Elementary

Placer

Newcastle Elementary

Creekside Charter

Placer

Roseville City Elementary

Crestmont Elementary

Riverside

Alvord Unified

Lake Hills Elementary

Riverside

Alvord Unified

Promenade Elementary

Riverside

Corona-Norco Unified

George Washington Elementary

Riverside

Corona-Norco Unified

Corona Ranch Elementary

Riverside

Desert Sands Unified

Ronald Reagan Elementary

Riverside

Desert Sands Unified

James Monroe Elementary

Riverside

Moreno Valley Unified

North Ridge Elementary

Riverside

Palm Springs Unified

Cielo Vista Charter

Riverside

Romoland Elementary

Romoland Elementary

Sacramento

Elk Grove Unified

James A. McKee Elementary

Sacramento

Elk Grove Unified

Arthur C. Butler Elementary

Sacramento

Folsom-Cordova Unified

Russell Ranch Elementary

Sacramento

Galt Joint Union Elementary

River Oaks Elementary

Sacramento

Sacramento City Unified

Camellia Elementary

Sacramento

Twin Rivers Unified

Hazel Strauch Elementary

San Benito

North County Joint Union Elementary

Spring Grove Elementary

San Bernardino

Alta Loma Elementary

Deer Canyon Elementary

San Bernardino

Central Elementary

Coyote Canyon Elementary

San Bernardino

Chino Valley Unified

Liberty Elementary

San Bernardino

Chino Valley Unified

Hidden Trails Elementary

San Bernardino

Etiwanda Elementary

Etiwanda Colony Elementary

San Bernardino

Etiwanda Elementary

Perdew Elementary

San Bernardino

Etiwanda Elementary

West Heritage Elementary

San Bernardino

Etiwanda Elementary

Carleton P. Lightfoot Elementary

San Bernardino

Etiwanda Elementary

Cecilia Lucero Solorio Elementary

San Bernardino

Ontario-Montclair

Ramona Elementary

San Bernardino

Redlands Unified

Highland Grove Elementary

San Bernardino

Redlands Unified

Cram Elementary

San Bernardino

Rialto Unified

Trapp Elementary

San Bernardino

San Bernardino City Unified

Manuel A. Salinas Creative Arts Elementary

San Bernardino

Victor Elementary

Galileo Academy 101

San Bernardino

Victor Elementary

Sixth Street Prep

San Bernardino

Victor Elementary

Mountain View Montessori Charter

San Bernardino

Hesperia Unified

LaVerne Elementary Preparatory Academy

San Bernardino

Hesperia Unified

Krystal School of Science, Math & Technology

San Diego

Chula Vista Elementary

Valle Lindo Elementary

San Diego

Chula Vista Elementary

EastLake Elementary

San Diego

Chula Vista Elementary

Heritage Elementary

San Diego

Lakeside Union Elementary

Lakeside Farms Elementary

San Diego

La Mesa-Spring Valley

Maryland Avenue Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

SD Global Vision Academy

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Jonas Salk Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Birney Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Crown Point Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Hawthorne Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Language Academy

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Rolando Park Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Ericson Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Hancock Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Jerabek Elementary

San Diego

San Diego Unified

Dingeman Elementary

San Diego

Santee

PRIDE Academy at Prospect Avenue

San Diego

Vista Unified

Casita Center for Science/Math/Technology

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified

Mission Preparatory

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified

Lau (Gordon J.) Elementary

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified

Stevenson (Robert Louis) Elementary

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified

Ulloa Elementary

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified

Chin (John Yehall) Elementary

San Joaquin

Lodi Unified

Ellerth E. Larson Elementary

San Joaquin

Manteca Unified

Nile Garden Elementary

San Joaquin

Manteca Unified

George McParland Elementary

San Luis Obispo

Lucia Mar Unified

Harloe Elementary

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Coastal Unified

Del Mar Elementary

San Mateo

Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary

Central Elementary

San Mateo

Burlingame Elementary

Hoover Elementary

San Mateo

Jefferson Elementary

Thomas Edison Elementary

San Mateo

Jefferson Elementary

Westlake Elementary

San Mateo

Las Lomitas Elementary

Las Lomitas Elementary

San Mateo

Menlo Park City Elementary

Oak Knoll Elementary

San Mateo

San Carlos Elementary

White Oaks Elementary

San Mateo

San Mateo-Foster City

Baywood Elementary

Santa Barbara

Carpinteria Unified

Aliso Elementary

Santa Barbara

College Elementary

Santa Ynez Elementary

Santa Barbara

Goleta Union Elementary

Kellogg Elementary

Santa Barbara

Solvang Elementary

Solvang Elementary

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Unified

Franklin Elementary

Santa Clara

Santa Clara County Office of Education

Rocketship Fuerza Community Prep

Santa Clara

Campbell Union

Village

Santa Clara

Campbell Union

Castlemont Elementary

Santa Clara

Cupertino Union

C. B. Eaton Elementary

Santa Clara

Cupertino Union

Abraham Lincoln Elementary

Santa Clara

Cupertino Union

William Regnart Elementary

Santa Clara

Cupertino Union

West Valley Elementary

Santa Clara

Cupertino Union

William Faria Elementary

Santa Clara

Evergreen Elementary

Cadwallader Elementary

Santa Clara

Evergreen Elementary

Silver Oak Elementary

Santa Clara

Franklin-McKinley Elementary

Ramblewood Elementary

Santa Clara

Franklin-McKinley Elementary

Rocketship Mosaic Elementary

Santa Clara

Franklin-McKinley Elementary

Rocketship Spark Academy

Santa Clara

Franklin-McKinley Elementary

Jeanne R. Meadows Elementary

Santa Clara

Gilroy Unified

Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School)

Santa Clara

Los Altos Elementary

Oak Avenue Elementary

Santa Clara

Morgan Hill Unified

Charter School of Morgan Hill

Santa Clara

Mountain View Whisman

Gabriela Mistral Elementary

Santa Clara

Mountain View Whisman

Stevenson Elementary

Santa Clara

San Jose Unified

Graystone Elementary

Santa Clara

Santa Clara Unified

Millikin Elementary

Santa Clara

Sunnyvale

Cumberland Elementary

Santa Clara

Milpitas Unified

Alexander Rose Elementary

Santa Clara

Milpitas Unified

Curtner Elementary

Santa Cruz

Live Oak Elementary

Live Oak Elementary

Sonoma

Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary

Sonoma

Healdsburg Unified

Healdsburg Charter

Stanislaus

Ceres Unified

La Rosa Elementary

Stanislaus

Hickman Community Charter

Hickman Elementary

Stanislaus

Modesto City Elementary

Sonoma Elementary

Stanislaus

Sylvan Union Elementary

Crossroads Elementary

Tehama

Kirkwood Elementary

Kirkwood Elementary

Trinity

Douglas City Elementary

Douglas City Elementary

Tulare

Columbine Elementary

Columbine Elementary

Tulare

Porterville Unified

Santa Fe Elementary

Ventura

Ventura County Office of Education

Meadows Arts and Technology Elementary

Ventura

Simi Valley Unified

Vista Elementary

Ventura

Ventura Unified

Junipero Serra Elementary

Ventura

Ventura Unified

Academy of Technology & Leadership at Saticoy

Ventura

Conejo Valley Unified

Environmental Academy of Research Technology and Earth Sciences

Ventura

Conejo Valley Unified

Acacia School for Enriched Learning

Ventura

Conejo Valley Unified

Sycamore Canyon

Ventura

Moorpark Unified

Campus Canyon Elementary

Ventura

Moorpark Unified

Walnut Canyon Elementary

Yuba

Plumas Lake Elementary

Cobblestone Elementary

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