Elementary Expo

Coming back in 2025

Time and Date TBD

A Bright Beginning with Downey Unified

We offer our students the best…because they deserve the best.

The decisions you make for your child’s education today affect their success tomorrow — even at this very young age. Our expo will give you a first-hand look at how Downey Unified’s programs set your child up for success from the start. 

See for yourself why families like yours choose Downey Unified:
  • 8 Apple Distinguished Schools
  • All day Universal TK
  • 1:1 iPad for all students
  • All TK-5th grade students have access to Innovation Labs, Coding, Robotics and more!

Downey Unified School District is now accepting applications for children who live outside the Downey Unified boundaries. We welcome motivated students interested in sharing our vision.

You are Invited!

Join us to see our own students give attendees live in-action samples of:

  • Innovation Labs
  • Robotics
  • Coding
  • Technology Integration
  • Student Tech Squads
  • Music Instruction

Coffee, water, and cookies will be provided. Attendees will receive a swag bag while supplies last. Translation will be available.

Kids with robotics

See examples and learn more about our exciting programs and events, including:

  • Meet the Masters art instruction
  • Day of Design STEAM Challenges
  • PE and Carnival of Champions
  • STEAMworks Summer Program
  • CHARACTER COUNTS! Council (students)
  • DFEO opportunities

Students at an expo

At Downey Unified, our goal is simple.

We want to spark an interest in education that will last your child a lifetime!

ALL Downey Unified Elementary Schools offer the following:

One of the amazing things about our district is that we work hard to make sure that ALL Downey Unified students have access to the following. All our schools make sure to provide the best opportunities to our kids… because they deserve the best!

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ALL TK – 5th-grade students are in a 1:1 iPad environment.


Robotic classes are available to students from TK – 5th grade in some form, culminating in a district-wide event called, “Robolympics.”

Innovation Labs

TK-5 students have access to:

  • Computer Science/Coding
  • Green screen
  • Spheros
  • VEX
  • Dash and Dot
  • Ozobots
  • 3-D print design

STEAM Instruction

Students are not only exposed to coding and STEM design, but they are also immersed in art with “Meet the Master’s” art instruction.

Student Leadership

Student Council, CHARACTER COUNCIL and Tech Squad allow students  opportunities to learn leadership skills.


What Our Families are Saying

“Old River School is a place of memories and accomplishments. It is a place where when you are working, you don’t even realize you are working because you are having fun!”

“Ward has become my daughter’s second home. She is comfortable in this learning environment where all the staff members go above and beyond to help her.”

“My respect and love is always for this beautiful team of administrators, teachers, and staff. Love working with them as a parent, and having my kids be a part of this school is a blessing.”