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!


Why are families like yours choosing Downey Unified?

college and career mindset
College & Career Mindset
Upgraded Facilities
unique programs
Unique Programs
continuous growth
Continuous Growth
high standards
High Standards

Our Vision

All students graduate with a 21st Century education that ensures they are college and career ready, globally competitive and citizens of strong character.

Our Mission

Downey Unified School District is committed to developing all students to be self-motivated learners and productive, responsible and compassionate members of an ever-changing global society. Our highly qualified staff foster meaningful relationships with students, parents, and the community while providing a relevant and rigorous curriculum in facilities that advance teaching and learning.

21 Schools in Downey

The Downey Unified School District is comprised of 13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 3 high schools, and an adult school.

Ready to join the Downey Unified family?