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Certified Classroom Staff

  • SAI, Kaitlin Willingham, Room 7 (x4207)
  • SAI, Michele Blue, Room 24 (x4224)
  • Preschool, Sofia Salazar,  Room 01 (x4201)

Certificated Support Staff

  • School Psychologist, Kerena Gonzales  Room 17A (x4247)
  • Academic & Behavior Support, Joann Geary,  Rooms 12A & 17
  • Speech, Brittany Turkins, Room 18 (x4218)

Counseling Support Staff

  • San Diego Youth Services,  Sunny Days Program,  Room 8A

Why You'll Love Avondale

  • Nestled in a Tranquil Spring Valley Neighborhood
  • A True Community School
  • Third Generation Avondale Tigers whose Parents, Grandparents, and Extended Family have Attended
  • Known for its Caring and Highly Experienced Staff
  • Learning is Enhanced by Long-Standing Regional Partnerships (i.e. UCSD, San Diego Youth Services) that Bring Extra Tutoring, Art Programs and More
  • After-School Enrichment Programs are Offered Throughout the Year

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District News


Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.


Sonic Expressions at Spring Valley Academy

At Spring Valley Academy, the innovative Sonic Expressions music course combines creating music with social skills. As the saying in Sonic Expressions goes, "When words fail, music speaks."


Bancroft Community Health Fair

The leadership team at Bancroft Elementary School organized a Community Health Fair at Open House to bring health and community services to families that included book give aways, dental screenings and informational booths.