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Shirley Avenue Elementary School

Los Angeles Unified School District

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    School Gates are Closed During School Hours

    For the safety of everyone, especially our students, Shirley Elementary has a "locked Campus" policy. Gates are locked between 8:02 am and 2:30 pm. All students are required to stay within the gated area. Thank you for understanding and supporting the importance of this policy.

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    School For Advanced Studies (SAS)

    Shirley Avenue Elementary is a designated SAS school.  We offer a highly competitive curriculum to challenge our Gifted Students and High Achieving Students.  Our staff members are certified Gifted teachers who use various strategies to provide an enriching and rigorous academic program.  In addition, we incorporate the Blended Learning (Web Based technological activities) for our students.  Come to our main office to apply to our SAS program.

    Welcome to Shirley Avenue Elementary School

    Welcome to Shirley Avenue Elementary School website. We are extremely proud of our outstanding staff, fine students, and parents as well as the rigorous and motivating educational program here at Shirley. We believe knowledge is power! Working as a team, staff, students and parents provide a positive learning environment designed to develop competitive and talented leaders of tomorrow. We are focused and we strive to meet the unique needs of each child.

    The information provided on this web is to assist parents and students. By working together as a team we can assure your child and enriched and purposeful education.

    Traffic Safety

    When dropping your child off in the morning or picking up your child after school, please follow these routines to eliminate dangerous situations for any students.  1) Drop your child off and pick up on the side of the school.  Do not use the other side of the street.  2) Do not double park.    3) Do not ask your child to cross the street to meet you on the other side.  4) Practice courteous behavior.  Wait for your turn to pull up to the side of the school.  Refrain from honking.  5) Drive slowly and watch out for students.  If all parents and guardian follow these routines, unnecessary tragedies will be avoided.  Thank you for keeping our students safe.

    Rainy Day Procedures

    Morning Drop-off Procedures:

    - ETK, TK, and Kindergartens will enter through the auditorium doors.

    - First through Fifth grade will enter through the front gate next to the office. Students will proceed to the classrooms.

    - Tunney Gate will not be a drop off during rainy days.


    School Dismissal Procedures:

    - ETK will be dismissed at room 16's door.

    - TK, K and first grade will be dismissed by room 16's gate.

    - Second and third grade, Room 5 will be dismissed at the gate next to the office.

    - Fourth and fifth grade will be dismissed through the auditorium door by the marquee (corner of Hart and Shirley Ave.)



    Title IX Information

    Title IX Complaint Manager is Ms. Landaverde (818) 342-6183, email address  

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    2019 - 2020 Enrollment

    New enrollment for 2019-2020 school year.  Enrollment packets are available for pick-up during office hours.  You can join us for a school tour.  Call school for an appointment to tour the school at (818) 342-6183.


    Parent and Family Engagement Policy & Parent Compact

    These two policies were revised and approved by School Site Council (SSC) on October 29th, 2018.  If you don't receive a copy by the end of November 2018 via U.S. Postal Mail, please stop by the main office to pick up a copy.


    Parent And Family Engagement Policy English


    Guía de participación para padres y familias de Shirley Avenue

    School Gate Hours

    All gates will be opened at 7:40 AM.  Supervision will not be provided until 7:40 am.  For safety reason, we ask that you do not leave your child or children unattended prior to the opening of the school gates.