Ninth Annual State of the Schools Breakfast

We invite our families and the community to attend this year’s informative event on Friday, Oct. 6th.

Downey Unified Featured by Apple Newsroom for Innovative use of Technology through Apple Learning Coaches

We are very proud to share that, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, our district was featured by Apple in their official national newsroom on Monday, May 8, 2023.

4-Year-Olds Welcome – TK Age Eligibility Expanded for the 2023-24 School Year!

We have great news! Your child can now start reaping the rewards of being part of Downey Unified sooner than you think!

Expanding Young Women’s Futures in Engineering

Annual Femineer Gala continues to excite and inspire, while showcasing middle and high school student work.

Special Education Director Receives Regional County Honor

Dr. Rebekah Ruswick is the fourth District administrator to receive an ACSA award in the last six years.

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Welcome to the Downey Unified School District

We believe that all students must have access to a positive and challenging learning environment. The right environment is vital to guiding and inspiring students to realize their individual potentials. Downey Unified School District does just that with positive school culture, safe and clean campuses, and knowledgeable and caring staff. Regularly raising our standards and improving all aspects of our programs, we always strive to offer our students the best because… 

Our Kids Deserve the Best!


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Our Students Deserve the Best

Our schools have enjoyed the reputation of being a part of a renowned school system and have been recognized for our performance. We are working on constantly improving to be the best we can be for the benefit of our students and the Downey community.

– Dr. John Garcia, Superintendent

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2023 Fall Parent Workshops with Grupo Crecer!

2023 Fall Parent Workshops with Grupo Crecer!

Please join us for our fall Parent Academy series with Dr. Grover Bravo!

Academia de Padres: ¡Serie con Grupo Crecer! ¡Únase a nosotros para nuestra serie de otoño de la Academia para Padres con el Dr. Grover Bravo!

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