Woodruff high school logo

The Woodruff Academy

Woodruff Academy School (WAS) is a community day school established in 2017, designed to meet the whole child needs of students in grades 7–10 who are having difficulties with maladaptive behavior, socio-emotional challenges, grades, attendance, or breached the Downey Unified School District Code of Conduct. In a supportive and nurturing environment, students will work on personal and academic growth.

Helping Students Navigate a New Course to Success

Schoolwide Learner Outcomes (SLO’s)

The Schoolwide Learner Outcomes that Woodruff Academy School expects students to achieve are:

  • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis to make informed decisions.
  • Contribute to the global and local community as culturally aware citizens and leaders.
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively and responsibly to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  • Use existing and emerging technology to investigate, research, and produce products and services, including new information.
  • Develop a strong sense of self-efficacy so that students can work with peers to promote creative perspectives, provide effective leadership, positively impact group dynamics, and provide critical team and individual decision-making.

Woodruff Academy School Bell Schedule

Regular Schedule

Period 1 | 8:30 am – 9:21 am
Snack | 9:21 am – 9:31 am
Period 2 | 9:31 am – 10:23 am
Period 3 | 10:23 am – 11:14 am
Lunch | 11:14 am – 11:29 pm
Period 4 | 11:29 am – 12:21 am
Period 5 | 12:21 pm – 1:12 pm
Period 6 | 1:12 pm – 2:04 pm
Period 7 | 2:04 pm – 2:55 pm

Video Created by the Woodruff Academy Students & Teachers:

At a Glance

Woodruff Academy News

How to Order Your Yearbook

How to Order Your Yearbook

For the 2023 – 2024 school year Hey Students! Want to relive the memories of this school year forever? Pre-order your Columbus High School yearbook now! Here's how to get yours: Visit Ms. Estrada-Segoviano's office before they run out! Yearbooks are $30 each, and must...

read more
Back to School Night | Sept. 29

Back to School Night | Sept. 29

Back-to-school night is the perfect opportunity to get a preview of what your child’s school year will look like. From meeting their teacher, learning about the curriculum, and understanding the expectations; this night serves as a way to prepare...

read more