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4/18/2022 - Lawndale Elementary School District’s Search for the Next Superintendent is Underway

The Lawndale Elementary School District initiated the search for a new Superintendent, soon after the announcement that Superintendent Dr. Betsy Hamilton would be retiring in July. The District has secured the support of advisors Education Support Services (ESS), a consulting firm that assists school districts with superintendent searches, governance training, human resources, and more. Click below to read the full press release. 

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Univision spotlight on Spanish Dual Immersion - watch the segment here!

11/19/2021 -  Spanish Dual Language Immersion Expansion

LAWNDALE, CA - At the November 18, 2021 meeting of the Board of Trustees, the Lawndale Elementary School District (LESD) announced plans to expand the District’s coveted Dual Language Immersion program to Billy Mitchell Elementary School beginning with Kindergarteners enrolling for the 2022-23 school year. The program also operates at Mark Twain Elementary School and Will Rogers Middle School. Click below to read the full press release.