The ABC Unified School District serves the communities of Artesia, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, as well as portions of…More Lakewood, Long Beach, and Norwalk. The district was founded in 1965 when the Artesia, Bloomfield and Carmenita School Districts unified.
ABC Unified includes nineteen elementary schools, five middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, a college prep 7-12 school, a continuation high school, infant/children centers, extended-day care, and adult school. The region's diverse ethnicity is reflected in the K-12 population which is American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Portuguese, and White.
District schools offer many noteworthy programs such as magnet schools, the G.A.T.E. program, independent study, adult education, extensive extra-curricular programs, and a university prep school.
The district is also recognized throughout the state as a leader educational planning and innovation. Students and staff in the district have received numerous awards and honors on the local, state and national level throughout the years. ABC Unified has also established integral partnerships with nearby community colleges, regional occupational program, state universities, and local businesses to continue to provide bridges for academic success.
Burbank Elementary…More School is a Visual Performing and Folks Arts Magnet in the ABC Unified School District that serves students from kindergarten to 6th grade. Burbank Elementary provides after-school and Extended Day programs and sponsors Family Arts Nights. In addition, the ABC Adult School offers Mommy and Me Parent Education classes and evening kick-boxing classes.
Haskell Middle School 11525 Del Amo Blvd, Cerritos, CA90703 Haskell Middle School is a California Distinguished School in the ABC Unified School District that serves students in…More seventh and eighth grades. It has many programs available, including honors, GATE, performing arts and after school academy and homework club. Parents are encouraged to participate through the PTSA and student-led parent conferences.
Extended Day Care Office 16700 Norwalk Blvd, Cerritos, CA90703 The Extended Day Care program's main office is located to the rear of the ABC Unified School District office. The…More program extended day care is available for children attending select schools within the district.
The ABC Adult School is part of the ABC Unified School District and offers classes for persons 18 years of age or…More older. The adult school also has a second campus at Cabrillo Lane.
Admissions preference is given to continuing students and residents of the district providing they register during the priority pre-registration period of each semester. High School students can attend classes if space is available and all Education Code requirements are met.
Courses include career and technical education, ESL, citizenship and distance learning, visual and performing arts, sewing, food preparation, music, dance, physical fitness, basic education and parent education.
Registration can be done online or in person at the main office.
Tetzlaff Middle School 12351 Del Amo Blvd, Cerritos, CA90703 A National Blue Ribbon and California Distinguished School, Tetzlaff Middle School is in the ABC Unified School District…More and serves students in the 7th and 8th grades. Tetzlaff is one of the more modernized schools in the district with each classroom enjoying Internet connectivity, a state-of-the-art phone system, voice mail, teacher email and professional teaching computer stations. The elective program offers classes including computers, art, television broadcasting and production, home economics, Spanish and an award-winning music program.