Nestled in the San Gabriel Valley is an award-winning school district that is on the move…Rowland Unified School District. As you visit our family friendly schools, you quickly realize innovation has been unleashed. Our passionate educators are embracing new technology and working collaboratively to provide innovative learning for all – for our students, staff, and parents. Step into our classrooms to see our dedicated teachers at work, igniting learning and engaging students in rigorous instruction. Programs are innovative in the use of technology, focus on college and career readiness, and prepare students to be creative problem solvers. Choices abound with Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), GATE, AVID, International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, Career Pathways, Dual Language Immersion, Music, Arts and Athletics.
We are proud of our commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. It’s not often you find state-of-the-art science labs, engineering and robotics classes beginning at the elementary school level! Thanks to our community, every RUSD school has been modernized.
Each year our graduates attend the nation’s top universities, and the Class of 2019 earned more than $5 million in scholarships and grants.
We are proud of our numerous awards: 5 California State Distinguished School awards in the past three years, 9 Gold Ribbon School awards, and 4 National Blue Ribbon School awards.
We also have earned more state Golden Bell awards by the California School Boards Association than any other school district in the region.
Beyond our many awards and achievements, we at Rowland Unified have a proven commitment to excellence, offering innovative learning for all - for our students, community and our outstanding employees. We offer rigorous curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, and challenging academic programs that are supported by the arts, activities and athletics.
We are located 40 miles east of Los Angeles, with an estimated 14,000 students and 11 K-6 elementary schools, 3 K-8 Academies, 2 Intermediate schools, 2 High Schools, 1 Continuation High School as well as a Community Day School. We serve the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry and West Covina and permits allow students from other communities to attend our schools.
In addition, we impact the community with programs for more than 5,000 adults through Rowland Adult and Community Education and Recreation.
A Continuous Vision of Excellence
Thanks to the support of our community, Rowland Unified has beautiful, modernized classrooms and schools due to the passage of the Measure R Bonds. Please click HERE to learn more about modernization projects across the District.
With innovative programs at all school levels, a caring school culture, exceptional extra-curricular programs and a strong commitment to the arts, Rowland Unified is the right choice for your family.
Board Vision: The Rowland Unified School District promotes, expects and accepts nothing short of excellence. We have a collective commitment to be the best school district in California.