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Model Programs and Practices of the California Distinguished Schools and Exemplary Districts Awardees.
Important Notice
The Model Programs and Practices below are responses provided by California Distinguished Schools and California Exemplary Districts; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the California Department of Education.

Model programs and practices include standards-based activities, projects, strategies, and practices that schools have adopted during this transitional period, which can be replicated by other local educational agencies.

The California Distinguished Schools (DS) Program recognizes elementary and secondary schools in alternate years. Information about the California DS Program is available on the California Distinguished Schools Program Web page.

California Distinguished Schools Awardees 2018 - Elementary Schools - Model Programs and Practices

County District School
Alameda
Alameda Unified
Alameda
Alameda Unified
Bay Farm (PDF)
Alameda
Berkeley Unified
Alameda
Castro Valley Unified
Alameda
Castro Valley Unified
Alameda
Dublin Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Fremont Unified
Alameda
Hayward Unified
Alameda
Oakland Unified
Alameda
Pleasanton Unified
Alameda
Pleasanton Unified
Alameda
Pleasanton Unified
Alameda
San Leandro Unified
Contra Costa
Orinda Union Elementary
Contra Costa
Orinda Union Elementary
Contra Costa
Orinda Union Elementary
Contra Costa
San Ramon Valley Unified
Contra Costa
San Ramon Valley Unified
Contra Costa
San Ramon Valley Unified
Contra Costa
West Contra Costa Unified
El Dorado
Buckeye Union Elementary
El Dorado
Rescue Union Elementary
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Clovis Unified
Fresno
Fresno Unified
Fresno
Fresno Unified
Fresno
Fresno Unified
Fresno
Kings Canyon Joint Unified
Fresno
Sanger Unified
Humboldt
Arcata Elementary
Imperial
Holtville Unified
Imperial
Imperial Unified
Kern
Bakersfield City
Kern
Greenfield Union
Kern
Panama-Buena Vista Union
Kings
Hanford Elementary
Kings
Hanford Elementary
Los Angeles
ABC Unified
Los Angeles
ABC Unified
Los Angeles
ABC Unified
Los Angeles
ABC Unified
Los Angeles
Alhambra Unified
Los Angeles
Alhambra Unified
Los Angeles
Arcadia Unified
Los Angeles
Arcadia Unified
Los Angeles
Baldwin Park Unified
Los Angeles
Beverly Hills Unified
El Rodeo (PDF)
Los Angeles
Bonita Unified
Los Angeles
Burbank Unified
Los Angeles
Claremont Unified
Los Angeles
Covina-Valley Unified
Los Angeles
Culver City Unified
Los Angeles
East Whittier City Elementary
Los Angeles
El Monte City
Los Angeles
Garvey Elementary
Los Angeles
Glendale Unified
Los Angeles
Glendale Unified
Los Angeles
Glendale Unified
Los Angeles
Hacienda la Puente Unified
Los Angeles
Hawthorne
Jefferson (PDF)
Los Angeles
Hermosa Beach City Elementary
Los Angeles
Little Lake City Elementary
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Long Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles
Los Nietos
Los Angeles
Manhattan Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Montebello Unified
Los Angeles
Newhall
Los Angeles
Newhall
Los Angeles
Newhall
Los Angeles
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
Los Angeles
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified
Los Angeles
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
Los Angeles
Pasadena Unified
Los Angeles
Pasadena Unified
Los Angeles
Redondo Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Redondo Beach Unified
Los Angeles
Rosemead Elementary
Los Angeles
Rowland Unified
Los Angeles
San Marino Unified
Los Angeles
San Marino Unified
Los Angeles
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
Los Angeles
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
Los Angeles
South Pasadena Unified
Los Angeles
South Pasadena Unified
Los Angeles
Sulphur Springs Union
Los Angeles
Temple City Unified
Los Angeles
Valle Lindo Elementary
Los Angeles
West Covina Unified
Los Angeles
Westside Union Elementary
Los Angeles
Wiseburn Unified
Marin
Ross Elementary
Marin
Ross Valley Elementary
Merced
Atwater Elementary
Nevada
Clear Creek Elementary
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Orange
Capistrano Unified
Orange
Centralia Elementary
Orange
Centralia Elementary
Orange
Cypress Elementary
Orange
Fountain Valley Elementary
Orange
Fountain Valley Elementary
Orange
Fullerton Elementary
Orange
Fullerton Elementary
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Garden Grove Unified
Orange
Irvine Unified
Orange
Irvine Unified
Orange
Irvine Unified
Orange
Irvine Unified
Orange
Los Alamitos Unified
Orange
Los Alamitos Unified
Orange
Los Alamitos Unified
Orange
Newport-Mesa Unified
Orange
Newport-Mesa Unified
Orange
Ocean View
Orange
Ocean View
Orange
Orange Unified
Orange
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Orange
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Orange
Santa Ana Unified
Orange
Santa Ana Unified
Orange
Santa Ana Unified
Orange
Tustin Unified
Orange
Tustin Unified
Orange
Westminster
Riverside
Alvord Unified
Riverside
Corona-Norco Unified
Riverside
Desert Sands Unified
Riverside
Desert Sands Unified
Riverside
Jurupa Unified
Riverside
Murrieta Valley Unified
Riverside
Murrieta Valley Unified
Riverside
Murrieta Valley Unified
Riverside
Palm Springs Unified
Riverside
Val Verde Unified
Riverside
Val Verde Unified
Sacramento
Elk Grove Unified
Sacramento
Folsom-Cordova Unified
Sacramento
Galt Joint Union Elementary
Sacramento
Sacramento City Unified
Sacramento
Sacramento City Unified
Sacramento
Sacramento City Unified
San Bernardino
Alta Loma Elementary
San Bernardino
Alta Loma Elementary
San Bernardino
Chino Valley Unified
San Bernardino
Chino Valley Unified
San Bernardino
Etiwanda Elementary
San Bernardino
Etiwanda Elementary
San Bernardino
Fontana Unified
San Bernardino
Morongo Unified
San Bernardino
Redlands Unified
San Bernardino
Redlands Unified
San Bernardino
Rialto Unified
San Bernardino
Victor Elementary
San Bernardino
Victor Elementary
San Diego
Cajon Valley Union
San Diego
Cardiff Elementary
San Diego
Carlsbad Unified
San Diego
Carlsbad Unified
San Diego
Chula Vista Elementary
San Diego
Chula Vista Elementary
San Diego
Chula Vista Elementary
San Diego
Fallbrook Union Elementary
San Diego
Poway Unified
San Diego
Poway Unified
San Diego
Poway Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Diego Unified
San Diego
San Marcos Unified
San Diego
San Ysidro Elementary
San Diego
Solana Beach Elementary
San Diego
Solana Beach Elementary
San Diego
Vista Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Francisco
San Francisco Unified
San Joaquin
Lodi Unified
Elkhorn (PDF)
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Coastal Unified
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Coastal Unified
San Mateo
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
San Mateo
Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
San Mateo
Burlingame Elementary
San Mateo
Hillsborough City Elementary
San Mateo
Menlo Park City Elementary
San Mateo
San Mateo-Foster City
Santa Barbara
Goleta Union Elementary
Santa Barbara
Goleta Union Elementary
Santa Barbara
Montecito Union Elementary
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Unified
Santa Clara
Campbell Union
Santa Clara
Campbell Union
Santa Clara
Cupertino Union
Santa Clara
Evergreen Elementary
Santa Clara
Evergreen Elementary
Santa Clara
Franklin-McKinley Elementary
Santa Clara
Gilroy Unified
Santa Clara
Los Altos Elementary
Santa Clara
Los Gatos Union Elementary
Santa Clara
Mountain View Whisman
Santa Clara
Mountain View Whisman
Santa Clara
San Jose Unified
Santa Clara
Santa Clara Unified
Santa Clara
Sunnyvale
Santa Clara
Union Elementary
Santa Clara
Union Elementary
Santa Clara
Union Elementary
Santa Cruz
Live Oak Elementary
Sonoma
Geyserville Unified
Sonoma
Liberty Elementary
Tehama
Evergreen Union
Trinity
Junction City Elementary
Tulare
Visalia Unified
Ventura
Conejo Valley Unified
Ventura
Moorpark Unified
Ventura
Oak Park Unified
Yolo
Davis Joint Unified
Yuba
Marysville Joint Unified

California Exemplary Districts Awardees 2018 - Model Programs and Practices

County District

Alameda

Castro Valley Unified (PDF)

Fresno

Sanger Unified (PDF)

Imperial

Holtville Unified (PDF)

Kern

Bakersfield City (PDF)

Kings

Hanford Elementary (PDF)

Los Angeles

ABC Unified (PDF)

Marin

Ross Elementary (PDF)

Merced

Atwater Elementary (PDF)

Nevada

Clear Creek Elementary (PDF)

Orange

Garden Grove Unified (PDF)

Riverside

Murrieta Valley Unified (PDF)

Sacramento

Galt Joint Union Elementary (PDF)

San Bernardino

Etiwanda (PDF)

San Diego

Chula Vista Elementary (PDF)

San Francisco

San Francisco Unified (PDF)

San Luis Obiso

San Luis Coastal (PDF)

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Unified (PDF)

Santa Clara

Evergreen (PDF)

Santa Cruz

Live Oak (PDF)

Tehama

Evergreen Union Elementary (PDF)

Trinity

Junction City Elementary (PDF)

Ventura

Oak Park Unified (PDF)

Yolo

Davis Joint Unified (PDF)

Questions: Awards Team | awards@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0842 
Last Reviewed: Friday, June 29, 2018
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