Your child deserves the best education and the brightest future!

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Called the “Best Kept Secret in the State”, the amazing, award-winning Valle Lindo School District produces students who score higher than Los Angeles County and the State of California!
Give your children the gift of a great education!


Now registering students in grades TK through Eight!
For assistance with enrolling in our District call: 626-228-8440

Parent Education Workshops

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Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 p.m.
October 3rd to December 12th
(excluding October 31) 
Helping Children Succeed In School 
@New Temple Fridays 8:30-10:30 a.m.
October 13th to December 22nd

 Internet Safety Technology, Your Teenager and Internet Safety
@Shively 6:00-8:00 p.m.
January 17th 
Click here for more information on upcoming parent workshops!

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Monthly Calendar

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We strive to provide all parents and community members with up-to-date information.  A monthly newsletter is sent home with each student at the beginning of every month. This monthly newsletter contains regular updates and information for events and involvement opportunities offered by Valle Lindo School District.                  

District of Choice

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Great news! Tell your neighbors and friends, Valle Lindo School District has been designated as a "School of Choice District"! Parents no longer have to obtain a release permit from their district of residence to enroll their children in our award winning schools. We are now accepting applications for our "School of Choice District" program with a deadline date of January 1, 2018. We have great teachers, small class sizes, modern facilities and career building technology skills grade kindergarten through 8th. Apply today

Award Winning


Both New Temple Elementary School and Dean L. Shively Middle School have been recognized as California Gold Ribbon Schools for outstanding programs and instructional practices.

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Rich in Culture

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Students celebrate the rich history and diversity of our community. 

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Academic Excellence

All students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade are provided with high quality resources and instruction to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence required to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 
VLSD 2017 Project Lead The Way compete at EMUHSD Competition. 

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Valle Lindo School District that all students realize their maximum potential, empowering them to become Challenged Intellectually, Physically Fit, Socially Responsible & Culturally Sensitive.

Valle Lindo School District has been hailed as the “best kept secret in the state” and “a peach of a district” by program quality reviewers and auditors. We invite you to visit our schools and tour our historical schoolhouse, botanical gardens, and engaging classrooms. Established in 1863, this District of two schools is the third oldest district in the state, rich in history and accomplishments. Both Dean L. Shively Middle School and New Temple Elementary School have been recognized as California Gold Ribbon Schools, California Distinguished Schools, and both schools have earned Title I Academic Achievement Awards.



  • Small class sizes taught by dedicated, nurturing, highly qualified teachers
  • 21st Century technology skills taught to pre-kindergarten through eighth grade
  • Solid foundation in reading, writing, mathematics, science, history/social studies & physical education
  • Focus is on learning, students wear uniforms, self-respect & respect of others is taught
  •  Full-day academic pre-kindergarten, kindergarten & summer school open to all students
  • All school supplies & materials are provided by school with no out-of-pocket parent expense
  • Intramural sports, dance & music classes (all costumes, band instruments & PE equipment are provided)
  • Clean, safe, modernized school facilities and spacious playgrounds where children love to play

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