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..............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.

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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.

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Open Enrollment
We are currently accepting applications for 2019-2020 school year for grades TK-6th.  Children who live outside of our residential area are welcome! Limited spaces available.

Upcoming Events

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Student of the Month

Vernon City Students are recognized for Being Safe, Respectful, and Responsible every month at our Student of the Month Assembly! 

Student of the month assembly for the character pillar Perseverance will be held on Friday, May 24th  at 8:05 a.m.


Coffee with the Principal

April 23, 2019 @ 8:30 in Rm. 9


Family Involvement

ELAC Meeting: Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.


School Site Council Meeting:  Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 2:40 p.m.

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School Events

6th grade culminating class

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College Bound


Congratulations to our Dance Team for winning 2nd place and judges overall favorite!

Special thanks to Ms. Cortes for her leadership!





Vernon City is pleased to announce Preschool for the 2019-2020 school year.  Preschool students will follow the same daily schedule as the rest of the student body.   School will begin at 8:05 and end at 2:28 p.m.  Every Tuesday, dismissal is 1:28 p.m. Information is available in the office.  Office is open July 25, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to enroll your child.   Once enrollment is full, we will have a waiting list.  Please share this wonderful addition to our school site with co-workers, family, and friends.


Enrollment for students begins on July 25, 2019.  Office hours are Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We are excited to provide students with optimal experiences to support academic success.  Vernon City supports students who are Learners today and our future leaders of tomorrow.  Don't wait, register your child.  If you have families or friends who work in the area, please let share registration availability.  





We are a Uniform implementation school.  School uniform colors are navy blue or khaki bottoms and white, light blue, or navy top.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the office. 




Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and partnerships for the 20118-2019 school year including:

Romeo Powers, Baker Commodities, The Rotary Club, Vernon City Fire Department, Vernon City Police Department, PABCO, KJ Services, and Flowserve.  Your continued dedication to our school is appreciated.  Thank you all for making a difference at Vernon City Elementary!



  Summer Fun




It's showtime this summer at the Los Angeles Public Library

Join our Summer Reading Challenge and log your progress to collect points—and a chance to win rewards—for reading, completing activities, writing book reviews, attending library events, and more.



The Department of Recreation and Parks, through the LA Kids program, offered FREE programs and activities to youth ages 5-17 since 1996. With a focus on the Arts, Physical Health, Fitness, Creativity, Drama, Martial Arts, Dance, Music, Gymnastics, Self Defense, Skateboarding, Sewing, Science, Sports, and Creative Play Each year approximately 125,000 youth participate in classes and activities lead by our quality, highly skilled and specialized of expertise instructors in their field. Today LA Kids provides instructors for the Department’s Universal Play, GPLA, and Center Paid classes throughout Los Angeles.

Thank you for you interest in LA Kids
For more information call (323) 226-1402 or email karina.jauregui@lacity.org



Family Night




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.


Principal's Message


     As the year culminates, I would like to thank parents, students, staff, and community for a successful school year.  I look forward to continuing to create memorable experiences with our culminating activities.  I wish you all a safe and enjoyable summer break.  School resumes on August 20, 2019.





 School begins at 8:05

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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…

6:20 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: Jesus Duran

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

Shelter in place:  Friday, May 10, 2019

Fire drill:  May 30, 2019




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School Office hours

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