Sussman Middle School Earns Global Designation!

Our district is proud to announce that Sussman Middle School is now an IB Candidate School* for the Middle Years Programme!

Expanding G.L.A.D. Horizons: New French Immersion Program

The Global Language Academies of Downey (G.L.A.D.) is expanding! Beginning next school year, G.L.A.D. will offer French as a second language option. Currently, students enrolled in the program are immersed in English and Spanish. From this year...

Columbus High School Named 2022 Model Continuation High School

Columbus High School is one of 36 schools across the state of California recognized for 2022.

News & Announcements

Downey Unified Alumnus Elected as First Latina President by Harvard Law Review

Downey Unified Alumnus Elected as First Latina President by Harvard Law Review

Priscila Coronado attended Rio San Gabriel Elementary, Doty Middle School and graduated in the top three percent of her class in 2015 from Downey High School.

Alumna del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Downey elegida como la primera presidenta Latina de Harvard Law Review – Priscila Coronado asistió a las escuelas Rio San Gabriel Elementary, Doty Middle School y se graduó en el tres por ciento superior de su clase en Downey High School en el 2015,

Free Online Tutoring – Brainfuse Help Now

Free Online Tutoring – Brainfuse Help Now

We are excited to share a free tutoring and educational resource available to all Downey Unified students and families through the Downey City Library.

Tutoría Gratuita En Línea – Brainfuse Help Now – Estamos muy contentos de compartir una oportunidad de tutoría gratuita y un recurso educativo disponible para todos los estudiantes y familias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Downey a través de la Biblioteca de la Ciudad de Downey.

Updates About Returning to School Safely

Updates About Returning to School Safely

Find district updates, as well as our Return to School Guidebook and video that covers the safety measures we will take upon returning to our campuses.