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Visalia Unified School District
website: www.vusd.org
5000 West Cypress
Visalia, CA 93277

phone: (559) 730-7300
fax: (559) 730-7559
Grades PreK - 12/Adult

Average Daily Attendance: 28,557



Todd Oto, Ed.D., Superintendent
e-mail: toto@vusd.org
(559) 730-7522
Delia Smart, Administrative Assistant - Supt's Office
(559) 730-7521
Monica Andrew, Executive Assistant - Supt's Office
(559) 730-7527

Board of Trustees
William A. Fulmer (Area 7), President
John L. Crabtree (Area 4), Clerk
Juan Guerrero (Area 2), Member
Jim L. Qualls (Area 3), Member
Charles Ulmschneider (Area 1), Member
Lucia D. Vazquez (Area 6), Member
vacant (Area 5), Member

Trustee Meeting Date: usually second and fourth Tuesdays of the month


Administrative Services
Robert Gröeber, Asst. Superintendent, Administrative Services
(559) 730-7529
Shellie Knight, Administrative Services Office Manager
(559) 730-7529
Nathan Hernandez, CFO, Business Services
(559) 730-7532
Human Resources Development
Tamara Ravalin, Ed.D., Asst. Superintendent, Human Resources Development
(559) 730-7552
Carina Mello, Executive Assistant - Human Resources Development
(559) 730-7552
Dedi Somavia, Administrator, Human Resources Development
(559) 730-7752
Instructional Services
Melanie Stringer, Ed.D., Asst. Superintendent, Instructional Services
(559) 730-7515
Judy Burgess, Ed.D., Area Superintendent, Instructional Services
(559) 730-7517
Jacquie Gaebe, Area Superintendent, Instructional Services
(559) 730-7517
Angela Sanchez, Area Superintendent, Instructional Services
(559) 730-7515
Leah Martinez, Administrative Secretary/Office Manager (7-Adult), Instructional Services
(559) 730-7515
Susan Prieto, Administrative Secretary/Office Manager (K-6), Instructional Services
(559) 730-7517


Elementary and Middle Schools

Annie R. Mitchell Elementary School, K-6
2121 East Laura Street, Visalia 93292
Loretta Bryant, Principal
Christian Gonzalez, Secretary
(559) 622-3195
fax: (559) 622-3197

Conyer Elementary School, K-6
814 South Sowell, Visalia 93277
Tara Sharp, Principal
Linda Rold, Secretary
(559) 730-7751
fax: (559) 730-7380

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School, K-6
4222 South Dans Street, Visalia 93277
Sonya Joyner, Principal
Amanda Elliott, Secretary
(559) 735-3539
fax: (559) 735-3541

Crestwood Elementary School, K-6
3001 West Whitendale, Visalia 93277
Debbie Peterson, Principal
Sherry Carlisle, Secretary
(559) 730-7754
fax: (559) 730-7744

Crowley Elementary School, K-6
214 East Ferguson, Visalia 93291
Claudia Ardon-Diaz, Principal
Patricia Silva, Secretary
(559) 730-7758
fax: (559) 730-7945

Divisadero Middle School, 7-8
1200 South Divisadero, Visalia 93277
Robert Aguilar, Principal
Alicia Handly, Secretary
(559) 730-7663
fax: (559) 730-7908

Elbow Creek Elementary School, K-6
32747 Road 138, Visalia 93292
Alma Navarro, Principal
Patricia Santiago, Secretary
(559) 730-7766
fax: (559) 730-7878

Four Creeks Elementary School, K-6
1844 North Burke Street, Visalia 93292
Rosa Montoya, Principal
Shauna Sawyer, Secretary
(559) 622-3115
fax: (559) 622-3118

Golden Oak Elementary School, K-6
1700 North Lovers Lane, Visalia 93292
Kimberly Leon, Principal
Lynda Rollema, Secretary
(559) 730-7851
fax: (559) 730-7840

Goshen Elementary School, K-6
6505 Avenue 308, Visalia 93291
Maria Bueno, Principal
Claudia Garcia, Secretary
(559) 730-7847
fax: (559) 730-7972

Green Acres Middle School, 7-8
1147 North Mooney Blvd., Visalia 93291
Andy DiMeo, Principal
Janice Thomas, Secretary
(559) 730-7673
fax: (559) 730-7918

Highland Elementary School, K-6
701 North Stevenson, Visalia 93291
Cheryl LaVerne, Principal
Cristina Rodriguez, Secretary
(559) 730-7769
fax: (559) 730-7980

Houston Elementary School, K-6
1200 North Giddings, Visalia 93291
Adrian Leal, Principal
Sulema Cardenas, Secretary
(559) 730-7772
fax: (559) 730-7721

Hurley Elementary School, K-6
6600 West Hurley Avenue, Visalia 93291
Stephanie Gendron, Principal
Anna Pena, Secretary
(559) 730-7905
fax: (559) 730-7458

Ivanhoe Elementary School, K-8
16030 Avenue 332, Ivanhoe 93235
George Rodriguez, Principal
Patricia Rojas, Secretary
(559) 730-7849
fax: (559) 730-7848

La Joya Middle School, 7-8
4711 West La Vida, Visalia 93277
Travis Hambleton, Principal
Cherol Drobot, Secretary
(559) 730-7921
fax: (559) 730-7505

Linwood Elementary School, K-6
3129 South Linwood, Visalia 93277
Natalie Taylor, Principal
Sylvia Vincent, Secretary
(559) 730-7776
fax: (559) 730-7461

Manuel F. Hernandez Elementary School, K-6
2133 North Leila Street, Visalia 93291
Andres Gomez, Principal
Cathy Tapia, Secretary
(559) 622-3199
fax: (559) 622-3201

Mineral King Elementary School, K-6
3333 East Kaweah, Visalia 93292
Silvia Duvall, Principal
Ceci Gonzalez, Secretary
(559) 730-7779
fax: (559) 730-7781

Mountain View Elementary School, K-8
2021 South Encina, Visalia 93277
Melanie Davis, Interim Principal
Catalina Enriquez, Secretary
(559) 730-7783
fax: (559) 730-7407

Oak Grove Elementary School, K-8
4445 West Ferguson Avenue, Visalia 93291
John Davis, Principal
Julie Walker, Secretary
(559) 622-3105
fax: (559) 622-3108

Pinkham Elementary School, K-6
2200 East Tulare, Visalia 93292
Dori Bingaman, Principal
Julie Gilbert, Secretary
(559) 730-7853
fax: (559) 730-7982

Ridgeview Middle School, 7-8
3315 North Akers Street, Visalia 93291
Michal Yates, Principal
Jeannie Dugan, Secretary
(559) 622-3308
fax: (559) 622-3313

Riverway Elementary School, K-6
1341 Glendale Avenue, Visalia 93291
Monica Saenz, Principal
Nora Gonzalez, Secretary
(559) 622-3350
fax: (559) 622-3353

Royal Oaks Elementary School, K-6
1323 Clover Drive, Visalia 93277
Lisa Majarian, Principal
Emma Gomez, Secretary
(559) 730-7787
fax: (559) 730-7844

Shannon Ranch Elementary School, K-6
3637 North Ranch Street, Visalia 93291
Susan Wallace-Sims, Principal
Barbara Neves, Secretary
(559) 622-3258
fax: (559) 622-3259

Valley Oak Middle School, 7-8
2000 North Lovers Lane, Visalia 93292
Mike Waters, Interim Principal
Olivia Morales, Secretary
(559) 730-7681
fax: (559) 730-7822

Veva Blunt Elementary School, K-7
1119 South Chinowth, Visalia 93277
Natali Garza, Principal
Pam Taves, Secretary
(559) 730-7793
fax: (559) 730-7893

Washington Elementary School, K-6
500 South Garden, Visalia 93277
Liz Serrato, Principal
Annette Rocha, Secretary
(559) 730-7795
fax: (559) 730-7484

Willow Glen Elementary School, K-8
310 North Akers, Visalia 93291
Blanca Martinez-Ramirez, Principal
Tina Jenkins, Secretary
(559) 730-7798
fax: (559) 730-7788


Adult and High Schools

El Diamante High School, 9-12
5100 West Whitendale, Visalia 93277
Jeff Hohne, Principal
Jane Jackson, Secretary
(559) 735-3501
fax: (559) 735-3579

Golden West High School, 9-12
1717 North McAuliff Road, Visalia 93292
Jose Fregoso, Principal
Maria Rojo, Secretary
(559) 730-7814
fax: (559) 730-7408

Mt. Whitney High School, 9-12
900 South Conyer, Visalia 93277
Rick Hamilton, Principal
Mary Miller, Secretary
(559) 730-7602
fax: (559) 730-7679

Redwood High School, 9-12
1001 West Main, Visalia 93291
Matt Shin, Principal
Mani Langer, Secretary
(559) 730-7367
fax: (559) 730-7741

Sequoia High School (continuation), 9-12
901 North Mooney Blvd., Visalia 93291
Adolfo Reyes, Principal
Emily Ramirez, Secretary
(559) 730-7649
fax: (559) 730-7487

Visalia Adult School,
3110 East Houston, Visalia 93292
Tami Olson, Principal
Marixssa Martinez, Secretary
(559) 730-7655
fax: (559) 635-0372


Charter Schools

Charter Alternatives Academy School, 6-12
31411 Road 160, Visalia 93292
Carlos Peralta, Principal
Leticia Herrera, Secretary
(559) 730-7491
fax: (559) 730-7490

Charter Home School Academy, K-8
211 West Tulare Avenue, Visalia 93277
Rebekah Moor, Lead Teacher
Laura Cloer, Secretary
(559) 622-3273
fax: (559) 622-3275

Global Learning Charter School, K-6
1051 Robin Drive, Visalia 93291
Karen Aure, Principal
Jill Dinkins, Secretary
(559) 730-7988
fax: (559) 730-7439

Visalia Charter Independent Study, 8-12
1821 West Meadow Lane, Visalia 93277
Michele Reid, Principal
Sara Ray, Secretary
(559) 735-8055
fax: (559) 622-3170

Visalia Technical Early College High School, 9-12
2245 South Linwood Avenue, Visalia 93292
Bill Davis, Principal
Carolyn Gutierrez, Secretary
(559) 622-3212
fax: (559) 622-3214




Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 627-5219

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