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Guiding Goals - LJSD Vision 2025

On October 2, 2017, the Board of Trustees reaffirmed the Guiding Goals and accompanying descriptions which serve as the overarching vision for the Lowell Joint School District.

Core Values

The Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District subscribes to the belief that public education must foster in students an understanding of the moral values and civic responsibilities that ...more

Public Hearing Notice for CVRA to Establish Criteria for Developing New Trustee Area Boundaries

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District, at its regular meeting to be held on Monday, October 2, 2017, will hold a public hearing at which time the ...more

Public Hearing Notice for Sufficient Instructional Materials

Lowell Joint School District will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to Education Code Sections 60119. The District is required to hold a public hearing to encourage participation by parents, ...more


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California Voting Rights Act 2001 - Transitioning from an At-Large to By-Trustee Area Election

Most up to date information regarding the District transitioning from an At-Large to By-Trustee Area Election



(More information to be posted soon)

Maybrook Campus Updates

(Work in Progress)

Below will be a the collection of Maybrook Campus Updates. At the moment, you can find all the information to the right of the homepage, under the Quick Links.

At the September ...more

RLHRWF Essay Contest Winners Recognized by Board of Trustees

Lowell Joint School District is pleased to announce that eight students have been selected as grade-level winners in the Rancho La Habra Republican Women Federated Essay Contest.

Congratulations to ...more

2018 Teacher of the Year Announced

Mrs. Kari Daniel, 6th Grade Teacher, at El Portal Elementary School was pleasantly surprised to have Mr. Coombs visit her classroom with flowers and signs to announce that she was selected as the ...more

Marty Tourville appointed as Provisional Appointee to the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District appointed Mr. Marty Tourville to fill the unexpired term of Brandon Jones.  The provisional appointment serves until the next general election held in November 2018.


Mr. Tourville shared that his “philosophy of education is that every child deserves the opportunity to have available the best possible education.  It is also the responsibility of the administration to provide a safe environment to learn and grow.”


President Darin Barber, who presided over the open session interviews and selection process, stated, “We had a number of very capable and well-qualified individuals come forward to volunteer to serve on the Board of Trustees.  This was a very difficult decision as all of the Trustees would be proud to serve with any one of the applicants.”


Superintendent Coombs stated, “We welcome Mr. Tourville to the Board and the Lowell family.  We are excited to work together with him and his fellow Board members as we rely upon our district’s strong traditions and take our next steps forward as a District of Destination.”



Press Release - Marty Tourville 2017 Appointed.pdf

Public Notice of Vacancy and Provisional Appointment to Fill Unexpired Term

At the February 16, 2017, Martin "Marty" E. Tourville was appointed as the provisional appointee to the vacant position by the Lowell Joint school District Board of Trustees.  The provisional appointment shall become an effective appointment unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment. 


Public notice of vacancy.pdf

Press Release - Marty Tourville 2017 Appointed.pdf

Incoming Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Parent Meeting

Tuesday, February 21, 2017,at 6:30 p.m. in the Multi-use Room at Rancho-Starbuck Intermediate School, 16430 Woodbrier Avenue in Whittier.


This meeting is for parents only, child care is not available.

Board of Trustees Vacancy

A vacancy in the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District occurred with the resignation of member Brandon Jones. 


The resignation was filed in the Superintendent's Office of the Los Angeles County Office of Education on January 13, 2017.


Applications were accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017.  The following individuals submitted their applications for the Provisional Appointment to the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees. 


Received Applications: 

Marty Tourville

Karen Shaw

Casey Powers

Esther Evangelista

Tim Green



2016/17 Student Attendance Calendar

At the February 1, 2016, Board Meeting, the Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees adopted the 2016/17 Student Attendance Calendar.


School will start on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 for 7th grade students and Wednesday, August 10, 2016 for all other grades. 


Click HERE to view a printable version of the 2016/17 Student Attendance calendar.

Upcoming Events

Maybrook Campus Update - 9/11/17

At the September 11, 2017, Board Meeting, the following documents were shared: 

Maybrook Campus Update - 8/21/17

Maybrook Campus Update - 8/14/17

Maybrook Campus - 7/31/17

Maybrook Campus - 6/26/17

At the June 26, 2017, Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees Board Meeting, the following document was presented:


Maybrook Campus - 6/14/17

At the June 14, 2017, Lowell Joint School District Board of Trustees Board Meeting, the following document was presented: