Mission Statement Vision Statement Principal's Message Teachers Staff Nurse Title IX
Attendance Student of the Month Uniform Policy Class Recognition Recognition & Merit
Ready, Set, Go! Student Council Woodcraft Rangers
Parent Center Web Resources 1st Grade Resources 2nd Grade Resources 3rd Grade Resources 4th Grade Resources 5th Grade Resources 6th Grade Resources Arrival/Dismissal Enrollment
DARE Vernon Police Dept. Exxon Mobil Oil Services Farmer Johns Meats, LLC KJ Environmental Rio Hondo Vernon Rotary Club Con Way Freight Flow Serve
..............Attend Today....Achieve Tomorrow....Attendance Matters!...

Weekly Envelopes


Weekly Blue Folder

To enhance communication with all families, every Wednesday students will receive a weekly blue folder with school flyers and information.  Please take out all paperwork from the folder, sign and date the cover page insert and return it with your child on Thursdays. Due to no school on Wednesday, September 19th, the folder will be sent home on Friday, September 21st and returned on Monday, September 24th.  Thank you for your support with home to school successful communication.

college bound.jpg
College T-shirt Day  Vernon City students are college bound.  Every Friday is College T-shirt day, wear your favorite college t-shirt.

Vernon City is a uniform implementation school

Students will wear uniforms everyday

Khaki or navy blue bottom

White, navy blue, or light blue top





Please follow these guidelines

Drop-off for Drivers

Main gate on Santa Fe opens at 7:30 am and closes at 7:55 am daily.

Please drive onto our campus in the morning, as Santa Fe and Vernon are heavily trafficked.

Pick-up for Walkers and Drivers

Main gate on Santa Fe is open from 2:25 pm - 2:40 pm Monday and Wednesday thru Friday.

Tuesday Santa Fe gate is open from 1:25 pm - 1:40 pm

Santa Fe gate entrance is ONLY for cars.  Main entrance gate is for parents who walk to pick up their child(ren)

Main office entrance opens at 6:30 am ONLY for students who are enrolled in the Ready, Set, Go program and 7:30 for all students, There is NO supervision before 7:30 a.m. The office closes daily at 4:30 p.m.

Please walk your student(s) onto our campus at ALL times.

Students may never walk unaccompanied by an adult from our parking lot.

The limited STAFF parking lot is for teachers and staff ONLY.

For the convenience of everyone, please use the parent/visitor parking lot on Vernon.

At dismissal, please meet your child ON campus.

Main gate on Santa Fe opens at 2:28 pm and closes at 6 pm daily.

Additional parking is available at Vernon City Hall - 2nd floor parking structure.

students 2.jpg  undefined
Open Enrollment
We are currently accepting applications for 2018-2019 school year for grades TK-6th.  Children who live outside of our residential area are welcome! Limited spaces available.

Upcoming Events

boy award.png girl award.jpg

Student of the Month

Vernon City Students are recognized for Being Safe, Respectful, and Responsible every month at our Student of the Month Assembly!  This month the character pillar is: Citizenship:  Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Volunteer

Student of the month assembly for the character pillar Fairness will be held on Friday, March 1st  at 8:05 a.m. The character


Coffee with the Principal

February 26, 2019 @ 8:30 in Rm. 9


Family Involvement

ELAC Meeting


School Site Council Meeting:  Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 7:30 a.m.

Principal's Message

I am grateful to be part of such a wonderful staff.  We have resumed our regular schedule and working diligently to continue moving our students forward.  Thank you for your support.  You are a key component to success. 

School Events


College Bound


City Hall Performance


Electronics day will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019. This is the ONLY day that students are allowed to use their electronics during recess and lunch. Students will be held RESPONSIBLE for all electronics.  The school is NOT responsible for any damages. Parents if you allow your children to bring electronics you are in agreement that they will be held responsible and accountable.


Our Robotics Team will be competing on Friday, February 8th at Elizabeth Learning Center at 3:30 p.m.  Special thanks to Ms. Cristina Aguilera-Arguilles and Ms. Lopez for leading our team. 


Mobile dentist

We sent home forms for students who would like to take advantage of the mobile dentist.  In order to ensure a visit we need at least 30 signed consent forms.  Please take advantage of this great opportunity by signing and returning the consent form by Friday, February 8, 2018



 Valentine’s Day Dance

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 we will host a Valentine’s dance for K-6 grade students from 3:00-4:30 in the auditorium.  Snacks will be available to purchase. 


5th and 6th grade families / World's Finest Chocolate We are for field trips our 5th and 6th grade trip to Knott’s Berry Farm.  Please support our fundraiser.  WE NEED YOUR HELP, PLEASE PICK UP A BOX OF CHOCOLATES IN THE OFFICE.


Student-led conferences will begin on Monday, February 25th- Friday, March 1st .  This semester we will continue to implement student-led conferences where students will take ownership of their learning.  Through student-led conferences students will demonstrate their learning by rotating through centers and reflecting on their strengths as well as any areas of need.  This week student dismissal will be at 1:50 except for Tuesday, dismissal will be @ 1:28 p.m.


We will host a parent workshop on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. where we will discuss the Importance of Attendance


Family Picnic Save the date, Friday, February 15th from 1:10-1:50 p.m., come and enjoy lunch with your child and our staff.  We need parental support before and after for set up and clean up.  Please support this event.  We look forward to enjoying lunch together with all families. Early dismissal @ 1:50 p.m. on this day.

Vernon City Fire Department  Vernon City fire department is committed to our students.  They will begin reading to our students once a month and leading physical education.  This year they will be inviting students with perfect attendance to the fire station to have lunch with Vernon Firefighters.  They will be cooking for all students with perfect attendance at the end of the school year. 




Parent  Workshop

There will be a parent workshop on  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. The focus will be on A-G requirements.  





We are available to support all families with logging onto the Parent Portal.  The portal will provide families with access to important information.  We currently have supported 66% of families with logging on, we are striving to reach 100%.  Our goal for the month of March is 75%.  Student ID is necessary.  Information has been sent home. Please visit: https://passportapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/ to log on.  If you would like support, please visit our office. 




Enrollment We are looking for students to enroll at Vernon City.  If you have families or friends who work in the area, please let them know of all the great experiences at Vernon City Elementary. 



Emergency Cards  Emergency cards were sent home The emergency card must be returned to our office immediately to ensure we have parent/guardian contact information in case of an emergency.  Please ensure all information is accurate and notify the office of updates.  The school sends out Connect Ed messages with the numbers provided on the emergency card.  In case of an emergency, we must be able to notify a parent/guardian to ensure safety for each child.       





Safety is priority.  For more information regarding Code of Conduct with Students (https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/3649), contact the Educational Equity Compliance Office at (213) 241-7682 or your Local District Administrator of Operations.


School Album


Nothing Posted



 School begins at 8:05

clock.jpeg Every Tuesday Early dismissal @ 1:28 pm


ST Math



All students have access to Freckle.  Students should log on daily to support success.



All students have access to this phonics based program.  To support literacy progress, please ensure your child is logging on to: https://play.smartyants.com/login


Parental Involvement





                                                                                                                                          Parent Center

7:30 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Ms.Mora

Community Rep


We welcome all families as volunteers at Vernon City Elementary. 
If you would like to volunteer, please begin by visiting: https://volunteerapp.lausd.net/

For more information, please contact: Mrs. Mora (323) 582-3727

Beyond the Bell



Ready, Set, Go…

6:30 a.m.-8:05 a.m.

Contact:  Julia Ochoa


Woodcraft Rangers

2:29 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Contact: Jerry Garcia


Youth Services

2:29 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Contact: Ana Toscano

Visit the Los Angeles Public Library to find out what’s happening at your local branch. All branches offer homework help.  Allow your children to select books that are of interest to them to support daily reading of at least 20 minutes. 

Emergency practice drills

Lockdown drill:  February 13, 2019

Fire drill: February 20, 2019




school 2.jpegoffice.jpg

School Office hours

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.