About Sunnyvale School District (SSD)
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The Sunnyvale School District is located in the heart of Silicon Valley where it serves its community through 4 Preschools, 8 Elementary Schools, and 2 Middle Schools, each providing a culture of high-expectations, rigorous academics, and support designed to promote the social-emotional well-being of all students. Enriched by thousands of hours of dedicated service and funds contributed through our community, corporate and university partnerships, our award-winning schools offer rich educational choices such as science-focused or project-based learning models, and a parent participation program. Sunnyvale School District schools have gained recognition as National Blue Ribbon, State Gold Ribbon, and California Distinguished Schools.
ADA – 6800 students for the 2016-2017 school year
Sunnyvale School District Schools include:
- Bishop Elementary School: Ms. Suzanne Cicala, Principal
- Cherry Chase Elementary School: Mrs. Anita Lee, Principal
- Cumberland Elementary School: Mrs. Edy Mourtos, Principal
- Ellis Elementary School: Mr. Eric Panosian, Principal
- Fairwood Explorer School: Mr. Jeffrey Bryant, Principal
- Lakewood Elementary School: Mrs. Pam Cheng, Principal
- San Miguel Elementary School: Mrs. Christina Ballantyne, Principal
- Vargas Elementary School: Mrs. Kathryn Armstrong, Principal
- Columbia Middle School: Ms. Mary Beth Allmann, Principal
- Sunnyvale Middle School: Mr. Nabil Shahin, Principal
- District Preschools: Mrs. Linda Van Mouwerik, Principal
Key District Office Administrators include:
Superintendent: Benjamin Picard, Ed.D.
Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources: Michael Gallagher, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Mala Ahuja
Director of Special Education & Student Services: Tasha Dean, Ed.D.
Chief Operations Officer: Rob Smiley
Chief Financial Officer: Lori van Gogh
Communications Coordinator: Alia Wilson
For more information, please visit the SSD website: sesd.schoolwires.net