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About

Established in 1915 with only one school and less than a dozen students, WCUSD has grown considerably in the last 50 years. Currently serving over 14,000 students in 15 schools, our award-winning district is building on excellence. We invite you to browse through the following pages to learn more about West Covina Schools.

Vision

The West Covina Unified School District is dedicated to uncompromising excellence in education and citizenship.

Mission

The mission of the West Covina Unified School District, in partnership with parents and the community, is to provide all students access to a high-quality, well-rounded curriculum rich in meaning and rigor that inspires:
 

  • Post-secondary and career participation, 
  • Critical thinking and problem solving, 
  • Informational literacy, and 
  • Positive contributions to society.

Our District

West Covina Unified School District serves the community of West Covina, California in eastern San Gabriel Valley. Our award-winning schools are building on a foundation of excellence. Established in 1915, WCUSD currently serves over 14,000 students in fifteen local area schools and two charter schools. West Covina offers a world-class education with programs to meet the needs of all its students.

At West Covina, we are committed to ensuring our curriculum remains relevant and promotes 21st-century learning tools. By offering a variety of placement options, flexible course scheduling, small class sizes, and more student attendance days, we can meet the educational needs of our students and ensure they are prepared for college and career success.

 

WCUSD is an open enrollment district. Students in our district may choose to attend any school within our boundaries regardless of where their “neighborhood school” is located. 

Our schools offer such configurations as:

 

 

Elementary 

Middle School 

High School 

  • Transitional Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten – 5
  • Kindergarten – 6
  • Kindergarten – 2
  • Grades 3 – 6

 

 

 

  • Grades 6 – 8
  • Grades 7 – 8

 

 

 

 

 

  • Grades 9 – 12
  • 9-12 Comprehensive
    High School
  • 9-12 International Baccalaureate School
  • Continuation High School
  • Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate diploma courses

 

After-school care Each of these schools offers unique programs, standards-based curriculum, and highly qualified teachers to meet the needs of our diverse population. We invite you to schedule a tour at the facilities of interest to you and discover the specific programs they offer. You’ll find:

  • International Baccalaureate and AP courses 
  • Gifted and Talented programs 
  • EL support and instruction 
  • Transitional (TK) and full-day kindergarten
  • Sports and clubs
  • Dual Language Immersion Program
  • And much more!

GOALS

We are committed to building upon our foundation of academic excellence through accountability. Our Strategic Plan is the tool that was created by many stakeholders in the community (teachers, administrators, parents, students, community members, and the Board of Education) and that it is the document that guides the instructional program of the district. We encourage you to take a moment to view our district-wide improvement and growth plans and help hold us accountable to these goals.