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Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Buena Park School District’s website. The District’s Governing Board and staff take great pride in serving the communities of Buena Park, La Palma, Anaheim, La Mirada and Fullerton. With a rich history dating back to 1890, the Buena Park School District has been a community center for student learning and child development for over a century.
In a rapidly changing 21st century, we are pleased to continue to be in the forefront of providing instructional and support services to our students and families. The Buena Park School District strives for success with all students in achieving their greatest potential. Recently, our efforts were recognized with several California Gold Ribbon School, Title I High Achieving School, California Business for Educational Excellence Honor Roll School awards.
This new school year provides us grand opportunities to further support academic achievement and the success of our students. In 2017-18, our schools’ students and staff will excel with California’s Common Core Standards and enhanced programs and services including: smaller class sizes, the Footsteps2Brilliance community-wide early literacy initiative; full school library services; high-speed broadband network and computer labs; increased student counseling services; and an expanded staff development program.
Further, with the gracious support of our community through the 2014 approval of Measure ‘B’, we are able to support the Future Ready Schools Framework* and provide each BPSD student an iPad, wireless technology at all schools, engaging digital content and newly modernized classrooms at five of our seven schools, including Buena Park Junior High School. (See community report at:
At Buena Park School District our staff is committed to providing our students a world class education. With more than 240 fully credentialed teachers, a cadre of Nationally Board Certified Teachers, recognized early literacy experts, and highly trained paraprofessionals, we are proud to serve the community’s 5,000 pre- kindergarten through eighth grade students.
Our District theme: “Improving the Lives of our Students and Families” underscores our commitment to students; the work we proudly perform with our parents and extended families; and recognizes the enduring impact of our schools and staff as a cornerstone of the community.
I am very proud of the high quality services and resources we are able to provide our students and community. I hope you will take time to review our website, visit our schools and staff and keep up with daily school activities at:
Mr. Greg Magnuson