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9075 Willis Avenue

Panorama City, CA 91402

off. 818.920.2932

fax. 818.893.5718



Please check back often to see updates. Click on the calendar to see events coming up. Translations for this website are available--simply click on the word "Translation" at the bottom of this page.

Important School Holidays


8/14: School Starts

8/31: Admissions Day

9/3: Labor Day

9/10: Unassigned Day

9/19: Unassigned Day

11/12: Veteran's Day

11/19-21: Unassigned Days

11/22-23: Thanksgiving Break



12/17/18-1/4/19: Winter Break

1/21: M.L.King Jr. Day

2/18: President's Day

4/1: Cesar E. Chavez Day

4/15-4/19: Spring Break

5/27: Memorial Day

6/7: Last Day of School


Click on the calendar to view other important school events and meetings.



We are very lucky to have YMCA's P.L.A.Y. (Physical Learning Activities for Youth) program with us at Primary Academy.  Every Monday morning, all K-2nd students will receive guided physical education instruction for one hour.  Parents, please make sure your child wears comfortable clothes and tennis shoes on Mondays.  If there any health concerns, please notify your child's teacher.  The PLAY program is funded with Student Body money.


LAUSD's "Breakfast in the Classroom" program has improved attendance, increased academic performance, and increased student focus.  Please help us support your children by making sure your child gets to school on time.  Please take note of these guidelines:

  1. School will open at 7:30. Breakfast will not be served in the cafeteria at this time!
  2. Breakfast will be served IN THE CLASSROOM from 7:50 - 8:10am every day, for every student.
  3. Students will only have 15 minutes to eat their breakfast.
  4. If your child is late to school, there will be no second chance breakfast at recess time!
  5. We cannot save or hold a breakfast for your child if you are running late.  
  6. You may send a snack with your child for recess.
Today: 5/26/19

Teacher Appreciation Week

OPEN HOUSE- 4/30/19

Please join us on April 30th from 4:00-5:30 for Open House / STEM Night! Come see all the wonderful things our students are doing here!

Measure EE

For more information about Ballot Measure EE to be voted on June 4, 2019, please visit www.MeasureEELAUSD.org


Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year in Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is now OPEN! Please come to our main office between the hours of 7:30 am - 3:45 pm for enrollment packets.

Follow Us on Facebook!

We'll  be uploading picture albums from awards and events here monthly!



Thank you to all the parents who came to our ELAC and SSC this year. We hope you continue to support us and let your voices be heard next year as well.



During the 2018 KINDNESS WEEK, students, parents, and staff showcased different ways to express kindness. We had a themed dress day all week, like "Crazy for Kindness" (Crazy Hair Day) and "Powered by Kindness" (Superhero Day).  Parents helped students make Kindness Cards that gave compliments to others. Kindness Hands were given out to students that showed kindness.  Students even took inventory on how many kind acts they could do in a week!


We were also showcased on LAUSD’s daily newsletter!


A KINDNESS MATTERS video was also made featuring our wonderfully kind students. Click here for the video! 

Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Media is a great resource for parents and teachers!  There are reviews of books, movies, games, apps, and tips for parents that let you know what is age-appropriate for your child.  There is a summer reading list on the website too!


California State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson awarded Primary Academy for Success with the Gold Ribbon Award for Excellence! Out of 6,000 eligible California elementary schools, 44 LAUSD schools were bestowed the Gold Ribbon.  Primary Academy is very proud of all the students, teachers, staff, and parents who helped us achieve this accomplishment.  To read more, click this link here.



Northwest STEAMFEST!

On March 4th at Cleveland High School, Primary Academy was one of 100 schools showcasing all the wonderful things happening all over the NorthWest district! Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math education was displayed from elementary, middle, and high schools.  Former and current PASS students were there enjoying the various crafts, activities, entertainment, and food that SteamFest offered.  Primary Academy submitted a video of our wonderful classes. Check back soon to view the video here!

School Accountability Report Card

Please click on this link for Primary Academy's 2016-17 School Accountability Report Card (SARC). Please note that the data is from the 2015-16 school year.  You may also review the SARC in the main office. 


If you would like to see other school's SARC, please click on this link and search for the school you would like to see. 


Parents:  Please follow these safety rules:

- No double-parking on Willis Avenue

- No parking in the coned valet-zone along Nordhoff in the mornings.  

- Use all crosswalks, and be aware of moving vehicles.  

- Staff parking lot is for school staff only

- Our Campus Aides in vests will monitor the areas.  

School Wide Positive Behavior Support

Please take time to read through our School Wide Positive Behavior Support plan.  A copy was sent home and will be sent home again at the start of every school year.  We adhere to the 6 Pillars of Character in the classroom and throughout the campus, and acknowledge students who exemplify those pillars at our monthly assemblies.  

Parents, please encourage your children to follow the pillars of character and be model students.  Being positive with your children will help them be successful throughout their lives! 

School Parent Engagement Policy & Home School Compact

On October 24, 2018, SSC approved the 2018-19 School Parent Engagement Policy and School-Parent Compact for Achievement.

All forms, along with the District Parent Engagement Policy, were mailed home on November 26, 2018.

Please click on the following to download:


District Parent Engagement Policy (English & Spanish)


2018-19 School Parent Engagement Policy (English & Spanish)


2018-19 School-Parent Compact (English)


2018-19 School-Parent Compact (Spanish)



5/6 to 5/10: Teacher Appreciation Week













Osmary Castillo

Sarah Plascencia

Andrew Sanchez

Ardlah Kwagala

Saray Maciel

Emily Hernandez

Melanie Murillo

Nadine Ochoa

Anthony Guzman

Kaylee Marroquin

Carlos Bello

Andy Reyes

Sophia Ayala

Alan Cruz

Lissette Campos

Damaian Aguirre

Kevin Carino

Edwin Henriquez

Jayden Medina

Gabriel Briseno

David Gallo

Hailey Ibarra

Alejandra Hernandez

Erick Plascencia



Abimael Gonzlalez

Melanie Esparza

Evelyn Valencia

Anthony Enriquez

Dominick Juarez

Abraham Flores

Kaylen Anguiano

Jaymie Munoz

Adriana Lara

Genesis Larios

Ruby Cruz

Jefferson Perez



Click here for past month winners



Deisy Sandoval

Nathaly Jovel

Anthony Solano

Jeremiah Gillespie

Rosemary Sanchez

Senghouk Ky

Jackson Echegoya

Mia Sanchez

Ryan Butler

Melissa Arana

Angel Aguirre

Allyson Mejia

Isamar Amarillas

Joshua Perez

Nathan Leyva

Ethan Sor

Juliet Gomez

Eduardo Higuera

Jayden Gorrochotegui

Edgar Copado

Victor Castillo

Angel Bernabe

Danna Sanchez

Diego Sanchez



Joram Oketcho

Emma Rodriguez

Brandon Martinez

Angel Enriquez

Katherine Fuentes

Elizabeth Sanchez

Elisa Reyes Sor

Juliet Wojell

Adamaris Serrano

Gisell Gonzalez

Ruby Cruz

Andrew Ramos


Click here for past month winners.

BELL Schedule

7:50- School Starts

9:30-9:50 1st Recess

9:55-10:15 2nd Recess

11:30-12:10 1st Lunch

12:15-12:55 2nd Lunch

2:13- Dismissal (All Tuesdays @ 1:13)

Lost and Found

Parents, please make sure to LABEL and write your child's name on the tags. Many jackets and sweaters get left on the playground. Any clothing left at the end of the school year will be donated to the Salvation Army.