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

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 for the meeting schedule.

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

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.


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


We Find the Star in Every Student.


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


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


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

Minimum Days
September 2, 2022
October 18 to 25, 2022
December 21, 2022
March 21 to 22, 2023
May 26, 2023

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

June 2, 2023: Last Day of School
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


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.