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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: 28,196



Todd Oto, Ed.D., Interim 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
Lucia D. Vazquez (Area 6), President
William A. Fulmer (Area 7), Clerk
John L. Crabtree (Area 4), Member
Patricia M Griswold (Area 5), Member
Juan Guerrero (Area 2), Member
Jim L. Qualls (Area 3), Member
Charles Ulmschneider (Area 1), 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
Valerie Snyder, Executive Assistant - Human Resources Development
(559) 730-7552
Dedi Somavia, Administrator, Human Resources Development
(559) 730-7752
Instructional Services
Melanie Stringer, 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
Jeff Hohne, 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 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
Kimberly Leon, Principal
Linda Rold, Secretary
(559) 730-7751
fax: (559) 730-7380

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School, K-6
4222 South Dans Street, Visalia 93277
Cristin Ochoa, Principal
Sonia Muniz, 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

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

Fairview Elementary School, K-6
1051 Robin Drive, Visalia 93291
Monica Saenz, Principal
Nora Gonzalez, Secretary
(559) 730-7768
fax: (559) 730-7439

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
Susan Wallace-Sims, Principal
Lynda Rollema, Secretary
(559) 730-7851
fax: (559) 730-7840

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

Highland Elementary School, K-6
701 North Stevenson, Visalia 93291
Natali Matta, Principal
Vicki Porté, 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
Jill Dinkins, Secretary
(559) 730-7905
fax: (559) 730-7458

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

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
Cheri LaVerne, Principal
Jenny Ogando, 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
John Alvarez, Principal
Catalina Baltazar, 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

River Bend School (Social/Emotional Learning Center & Alternative Achievement Program), K-12
1800 North Lovers Lane, Visalia 93292
Cynthia Yoshida, Program Manager
(559) 730-7761
fax: (559) 730-7442

Riverway Elementary School, K-6
(opening Fall 2017) 1341 Glendale Avenue, Visalia 93291
Monica Saenz, Principal
Nora Gonzalez, Secretary

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
Tara Sharp, Principal
Barbara Neves, Secretary
(559) 622-3258
fax: (559) 622-3259

Veva Blunt Elementary School, K-7
1119 South Chinowth, Visalia 93277
Melinda Gosvener, 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


Middle Schools

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

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

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

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

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


High Schools

El Diamante High School, 9-12
5100 West Whitendale, Visalia 93277
Angela Sanchez, Principal
Sharon Martin, Secretary
(559) 735-3501
fax: (559) 735-3579

Golden West High School, 9-12
1717 North McAuliff Road, Visalia 93292
Jose Fregoso, Principal
Kylie Mayes, 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


Charter Schools

Charter Alternatives Academy School, 6-12
28050 Road 148, 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
Steve Rodriguez, Lead Teacher
Laura Cloer, Secretary
(559) 622-3273
fax: (559) 622-3275

Global Learning Charter School, K-6
(opening Fall 2017)
1051 Robin Drive, Visalia 93291
Karen Aure, Principal
(559) 730-7988

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
Victoria Porter, Principal
Carolyn Gutierrez, Secretary
(559) 622-3212
fax: (559) 622-3214


Adult School

Adult School Program,
3110 East Houston, Visalia 93292
Melissa Calvero, Principal
Diana Garcia, Secretary
(559) 730-7655
fax: (559) 635-0372




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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