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Atherwood Elementary School is part of the Simi Valley Unified School District. Information about the District can be found at www.SimiValleyUSD.org.

SVUSD Board of Trustees

The Board of Education of the Simi Valley Unified School District meets at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 2929 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA, 93063. Please call the District Office or visit the website at www.simivalleyusd.org for the meeting schedule.

  • Board President Kareem Jubran 
  • Clerk of the Board Scott Blough
  • Trustee Dawn Smollen
  • Trustee Bob LaBelle
  • Trustee Sofya Bagdasaryan

School Board members may be contacted through the School District Office.

The Simi Valley Unified School District will accommodate individuals with disabilities. Forty-eight hours notice is required to meet special needs for public meetings. If a special need is required for attendance, please contact the school office at (805) 520-6730.

ABOUT ATHERWOOD (SCHEDULE, MAP & DIRECTIONS)

As a Leader in Me school, we empower students to achieve academic, leadership, and life success.  Our goals are to:

  • teach LEADERSHIP to every student
  • create a CULTURE of student empowerment
  • align systems to achieve ACADEMIC results

MOTTO

We Find the Star in Every Student.

VISION STATEMENT

All-Stars support, empower, and value each others’ strengths of learning and leadership as we are all an important part of the school.

MISSION STATEMENT

Atherwood Elementary School, as a multicultural and diverse learning community, prepares each student for academic, social, and personal success by providing a safe, supportive, challenging and meaningful environment.

We will:

  • Encourage a love of learning in all students by providing the academic and social skills necessary to reach their greatest potential

  • Provide equal access to the core curriculum regardless of language, race, creed or circumstance to maintain our high academic standards

  • Maintain an active partnership with parents by promoting participation in all aspects of their child’s education

  • Integrate the use of technology into the core curriculum and provide opportunities for enrichment

SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 2:09 p.m.

Minimum Days
September 3, 2021
October 18 to 25, 2021
December 17, 2021
March 15 to 16, 2022
May 27, 2022

8:00 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.

June 3, 2022: Last Day of School
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Bell Schedule

SCHOOL STARTS 8:00AM

 

AM Recess

Lunch

PM Recess

K

9:20-9:40

11:10-11:50

12:55-1:10

1

9:45-10:05

11:30-12:10

 

2

9:45-10:05

11:40-12:20

 

3

10:05-10:25

11:50-12:30

 

4

10:05-10:25

12:00-12:40

 

5/6

10:25-10:45

12:10-12:50

 

DISMISSAL ALL GRADES 2:09PM

Directions

From the San Fernando Valley area:

Drive westbound on the 118 freeway. Exit Sycamore Road and turn right. Go to Alamo Street and turn left. Go to Atherwood Avenue and turn left. Go to Greensward Street and turn left. Atherwood Elementary will be on the right side of the street.

From the Moorpark/Thousand Oaks area:

Drive northbound on the 23 freeway until it turns into the 118 freeway. Exit Erringer Road and turn left. Go to Alamo Street and turn right. Go to Atherwood Avenue and turn right. Go to Greensward Street and turn left. Atherwood Elementary will be on the right hand side.