News and Announcements

Public Health Advisory – Measles Outbreak

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a measles outbreak advisory as they are investigating a number of reports of measles. These include local outbreaks of confirmed cases within Los Angeles County. Public Health urges residents who have not been fully immunized against measles to contact their healthcare provider to get fully immunized in order to better protect their individual health and to prevent the spread of measles to others.

For more information about measles, please see the attached flyer or visit

LGBTQ+ Support, Empowerment, and Resources

The El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education adopted a Resolution in support of Assembly Bill 493, authored by Assembly Member Todd Gloria. This Resolution encourages school districts to provide LGBTQ+ support and resources training to school site teachers and staff.

Schools have been instrumental in providing a safety net against the effects of discrimination and lack of acceptance for the LGBTQ community, which can result in higher dropout rates, lower economic success, higher rates of homelessness, higher rates of substance abuse and suicide. According to the 2017 National School Climate Survey, 82% of LGBTQ students report hearing anti-LGBTQ remarks, 7 in 10 report being called names or threatened based on their sexual orientation, more than one-third report missing at least one day of school because of feeling unsafe, and 49% report cyberbullying. This can negatively affect their academic achievement, as well as their mental and physical health.

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Data Confirmation is now Open for all grade levels

Every year all returning students must complete the Data Confirmation process. This is an opportunity for parents to edit/confirm emergency contacts, review school-site policies, & renew the yearly authorizations. This process MUST be completed for every student before classes/teachers will be officially assigned for 2019-20. Please sign in to Parent Portal. Thank you

School Site Leadership Change

The El Rancho Unified School District is aware that some community members have expressed concern regarding recent staffing changes in school site leadership. While transparency is always a priority for the District, we are legally prohibited from publicly discussing personnel matters in order to maintain confidentiality. Reassignment of administrators is a common practice in education, and in this case fulfills identified needs at various school sites. The District is confident that these administrators will continue to positively impact El Rancho Unified students in their new assignments and thanks them for their service and commitment. In the coming days, the District will reach out to the community at each affected school site to outline how we will recruit, evaluate, and seek community input on new school site leaders.

Although we understand that some might naturally be disappointed upon learning of these changes, we urge our parents, teachers, and staff to not let those feelings negatively impact our students’ daily learning. We urge all parents to have their children attend school as regularly scheduled.

ERUSD Evening of the Arts and Health Fair

Please join us for our second annual Evening of the Arts! Our Visual and Performing Arts Showcase will be filled with student art displays and student performances.

In addition to the exciting performances and art displays, the evening will include the annual ERUSD Health Fair which promotes health awareness and education for the whole family in a fun, supportive environment. 

Bring your chairs and blankets. Food will be sold by El Rancho High School Band Boosters and food trucks. All members of the community are welcome to attend.

Transformation of El Rancho High Begins in Earnest

On Friday, April 12th, the El Rancho Unified School Districted hosted a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration to mark the beginning of the transformative reconstruction of El Rancho High School. The groundbreaking was the result of years of preparation, research, and community input in response to an identified and critical need for world-class learning environments and facilities that would sustain the district’s mission of excellence well into the 21st century. More than 100 students, staff, elected officials, and community members joined in the celebration. Also present were Pico Rivera Mayor Brent Tercero and representatives from the offices of U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez and California State Assembly Member Cristina Garcia, who lauded the district and community for setting the ambitious high school transformation plan in motion.

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El Rancho Unified School District Strategic Plan - Providing a World of Opportunities for Our Students

The mission of the El Rancho Unified School District is to provide each and every student with a nurturing and safe environment that challenges and supports them to perform at high levels, and at the same time, prepares them to be ready to function in society as a global citizen.

We are committed to supporting every student to maximize his or her potential in order to ensure high levels of academic performance and civic engagement. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan outlines the essential ideas and actions that we, as a District, are committed to implement across the different levels of our system.

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Protecting Your Child’s Health

By encouraging your children to wash their hands, you can help prevent the spread of flu, sicknesses, and other infections. Handwashing at any time of the day can help get rid of germs. Germs can get into the body through our eyes, nose, and mouth and make us sick. Handwashing with soap removes germs from hands and helps prevent sickness. For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at

Free Parent Education Opportunity

The El Rancho Unified School District Special Education Department is hosting a free parent education opportunity, Using Visuals to Enhance Education, on April 2, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Valencia Academy of the Arts. Spanish interpretation will be provided. For more information, please call (562) 801-7370.


We're always working to make the governance of our local schools as transparent as possible.

In the last 48 hours, many people have asked about a baseless rumor that the El Rancho Unified School District is moving to fire the District's principals. This is simply not true, and we would like to assure the El Rancho community that there is no such mass release from employment.

The District used a standard notification procedure that will give the District an opportunity to assess administrators and potentially realign duties as part of our ongoing commitment to student achievement and academic excellence. It allows us to support principals, highlight successes, and share best practices across the District.
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