Etiwanda School District, California

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Etiwanda School District
San Bernardino County, California
Etiwanda School District seal.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Shawn Judson
Enrollment:13,608 students
Number of schools:17
Budget: $107.9 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Brynna Cadman
Board members:5
Term length:4

Etiwanda School District is a school district in California that served 13,608 students during the 2013-2014 school year.[1] This district is the 125th-largest by enrollment in the state of California.

About the district

Etiwanda School District is located in San Bernardino County, California.

Etiwanda School District is located in San Bernardino County, California. The county seat of San Bernardino County is San Bernardino. San Bernardino County was home to 2,088,371 residents in 2013, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2]


San Bernardino County underperformed compared to the rest of California in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 18.6 percent of San Bernardino County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.5 percent for California as a whole. The median household income for San Bernardino County was $54,750 compared to $61,400 for the state of California. The percentage of people below poverty level for San Bernardino County was 17.6 percent while it was 15.3 percent for the state of California.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race San Bernardino County (%) California (%)
White 77.5 73.5
Black or African American 9.5 6.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.0 1.7
Asian 7.1 14.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5 0.5
Two or more race 3.4 3.7
Hispanic or Latino 51.1 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, San Bernardino County[3][4]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 305,109 262,358
2008 315,720 277,408
2004 227,789 289,306
2000 214,749 221,757

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[5][6]


Dr. Shawn Judson has been the superintendent of the Etiwanda School District since 2002. Before taking the position, Judson served the district as a teacher, a principal and an administrator of personnel. He earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona and his doctoral degree from the University of LaVerne.

Judson and his family have lived in Etiwanda since 1987. His wife teaches at Etiwanda High School, and their five children all graduated from the district.[7]

School board

The Etiwanda School District Board of Trustees consists of five members elected at-large to four-year terms.[8][9]

Etiwanda Board of Trustees
Member Trustee Area Term Ends
Mondi M. Taylor At-large 2018
Cecilia L. Solorio At-large 2018
David W. Long At-large 2016
Brynna Cadman At-large 2018
Cathline Fort At-large 2016

School board elections

See also: Etiwanda School District elections (2014)

Members of the Etiwanda School District are elected at-large to four-year terms on a staggered basis every even-numbered year. Three seats were up for election in 2014, and two seats will be up for election in 2016.[8][9]

Public participation in board meetings

The Etiwanda School District maintains the following policy on public testimony during board meetings:

Members of the public are encouraged to attend Board meetings and to address the Board

concerning any item on the agenda or, at regular Board meetings, within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction. So as not to inhibit public participation, persons attending Board meetings shall not be requested to sign in, complete a questionnaire, or otherwise provide their name or other information as a condition of attending the meeting.
To conduct district business in an orderly and efficient manner, the Board requires that public presentations to the Board comply with the following procedures:
At all regular meetings, the Board shall give members of the public an opportunity to address the Board on any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. The designated time on the agenda for such opportunity is during the public comment section of the agenda. (Education Code 35145.5, Government Code 54954.3) At special meetings, public comment is limited to matters appearing on the agenda for the special meeting. (Government Code 54954.3) [10]

—Etiwanda School District website, (2014)[11]


The table below displays the budget for Etiwanda School District:[12]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $69,015,812 71.2% $2,469,934 2.5% $7,599,694 7.8% $11,916,940 12.3% $5,954,393 6.1% $96,956,773
2011-2012 $70,927,083 70.3% $2,763,697 2.7% $8,329,219 8.3% $11,851,288 11.7% $7,084,153 7% $100,955,440
2012-2013 $67,484,917 62.5% $4,143,170 3.8% $12,796,436 11.9% $15,640,665 14.5% $7,884,299 7.3% $107,949,487
Averages: $69,142,604 68% $3,125,600.33 3% $9,575,116.33 9% $13,136,297.67 13% $6,974,281.67 7% $101,953,900

Teacher salaries

Etiwanda School District employed 560 teachers in the 2011-2012 school year.[13] Teacher salary schedules are categorized by higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a bachelor's degree can earn a higher salary by pursuing graduate courses and gaining raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The table below shows the salary schedule for teachers in the Etiwanda School District for the 2014-2015 school year.[14]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
B.A. 45,596 52,156
B.A. + 30 semester credits or 45 quarter credits 47,083 70,646
B.A. + 45 semester credits or 67 quarter credits 50,078 78,560
B.A. + 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits 52,069 89,294
B.A. + 75 semester credits including M.A. or B.A. + 112 quarter credits including M.A. 55,603 93,373

Schools in Etiwanda School District


Etiwanda School District served 13,608 students during the 2013-2014 school year. Enrollment in the district increased by 7.1 percent from 2009 to 2013.[1]

Total enrollment
Year Enrollment Year-to-year change (%)
2009-2010 12,646 -
2010-2011 12,882 1.8
2011-2012 13,031 1.1
2012-2013 13,163 1.0
2013-2014 13,608 3.3

District schools

Etiwanda School District operates 17 schools, which are listed below in alphabetical order:[15][16][17]

Etiwanda School District
School Name
Caryn Elementary School
Carleton P. Lightfoot Elementary School
Cecilia Lucero Solorio Elementary School
David W. Long Elementary School at Hunter's Ridge
Day Creek Intermediate School
East Heritage Elementary School
Etiwanda Colony Elementary School
Etiwanda Intermediate School
Etiwanda Preschool Program (C.L.O.U.D.S.)
Grapeland Elementary School
Heritage Intermediate School
John L. Golden Elementary School
Perdew Elementary School
Summit Intermediate School
Terra Vista Elementary School
West Heritage Elementary School
Windrows Elementary School

Academic performance

California STAR program

California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, which includes the California Standards Tests, the California Modified Assessment and the California Alternate Performance Assessment, measures student achievement in grades two through 11 for California's academic content standards. STAR results include English-language arts and mathematics in grades two through 11, science in grades five and eight through 11 and history and social science in grades eight, 10 and 11. In high school, math and science tests reflect the course in which the student is enrolled. There are five STAR performance benchmarks to indicate a student's academic proficiency. "Proficient" or "Advanced" indicates that a student is meeting or exceeding state standards. The table below shows the percentage of students in the district who scored proficient or advanced during the 2012-2013 school year.[18]

STAR Results, % of Proficient/Advanced Students, 2012-2013
Subject District (%) State average (%)
English-Language Arts 75 55
Mathematics 76 50
Science 79 59
History and Social Science 67 49

Contact information

Etiwanda School District seal.jpg

Etiwanda School District
6061 East Avenue
Etiwanda, CA 91739
Phone: (909) 899-2451
Fax: (909) 899-1235

See also

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ed Data, "District Reports: Profile of District," accessed November 21, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 United States Census Bureau, "San Bernardino County, California," accessed July 14, 2014
  3. San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters, "Past Election Archives," accessed July 14, 2014
  4. San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters, "Past Elections: 2007-1996," accessed July 14, 2014
  5. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  6. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
  7. Etiwanda School District, "About the Superintendent," accessed November 21, 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 Etiwanda School District, "Board of Trustees," accessed November 21, 2014
  9. 9.0 9.1 San Bernardino Registrar of Voters, "Elected Offices," accessed July 18, 2014
  10. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  11. Etiwanda School District, "Etiwanda School District Board Policy: 9323 Meeting Conduct," accessed November 21, 2014
  12. Ed Data, "District Reports," accessed December 11, 2014
  13. Ed Data, "District Reports: Teacher Salaries," accessed November 21, 2014
  14. Etiwanda School District, "Certificated ‐ District, School Site & Program Level 2014-2015," accessed November 21, 2014
  15. Etiwanda School District, "Grades K thru 5 Schools," accessed November 21, 2014
  16. Etiwanda School District, "Grades 6 thru 8 Schools," accessed November 21, 2014
  17. C.L.O.U.D.S. Preschool~Etiwanda School District, "Philosophy & Goals," accessed November 21, 2014
  18. Ed Data, "District Reports: Accountability (API/AYP/Performance)," accessed November 21, 2014