In the Covina Valley Unified School District, our focus is on providing a strong, basic foundation in reading, writing, language arts, math, science, social science, and technology, all of which meet or exceed California Department of Education standards. Furthermore, each Covina School District campus offers leadership, extracurricular, and athletics and sports opportunities, as well as a variety of other support services for children, adults, and the families of our Covina Valley Unified School District students. We often get asked what schools are in Covina-Valley Unified School District. There are quite a few! The answer is below.


Covina Valley Unified School District


What schools are in Covina-Valley Unified School District?

Covina Valley Unified School District has been serving the Covina, West Covina, Glendora, San Dimas, and Irwindale communities for more than a century.


Covina School District High Schools

  • Covina High School
  • Fairvalley High School (continuation)
  • Northview High School
  • South Hills High School


Covina School District Middle Schools

  • Las Palmas Intermediate School
  • Sierra Vista Intermediate School
  • Traweek Intermediate School


Covina School District Elementary Schools

  • Barranca Elementary School
  • Ben Lomond Elementary School
  • Cypress Elementary School
  • Grovecenter Elementary School
  • Manzanita Elementary School
  • Merwin Elementary School
  • Mesa Elementary School
  • Rowland Avenue Elementary School
  • Workman Avenue Elementary School


A positive learning experience

Students of the Covina Valley Unified School District get the individualized service and caring environment of a small school district, where teachers and officials know them by name.

Every year, more than half of Covina School District graduates qualify for the California State and University of California systems on the basis of their academic standing. Due to the high academic standards of Covina-Valley pupils, they earn over $1 million in scholarships annually.


Current superintendent

Covina Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer is a visionary educational leader committed to aligning all systems to support the social, emotional, and academic growth of all students. She is a strong collaborative results-oriented professional with a history of successful Educational Leadership. Elizabeth Eminhizer Superintendent possesses strong communication and analytical skills, as well as a proven ability to build strong relationships and partnerships with students, families, and communities.

As a long-time resident of Covina, a graduate of Covina High School, Las Palmas Middle School, and Grovecenter Elementary School, Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer is fully invested in the community. Covina Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Eminhizer has two daughters who have also attended schools in the district, so she understands the perspective of parents as well as of students and staff.


A fully invested staff

Covina Valley Unified School District employs professionally certified instructors. The district’s workforce is stable and reliable. When vacancies occur, the school district searches for the country’s best possible applicants to fill those staff positions. To ensure that Covina-Valley constantly employs the best possible personnel, a rigorous screening and evaluation process is utilized.


In addition, the Covina School District Board invests yearly in professional development to ensure that students receive the best possible standards-based teaching methods. New teachers are mentored and taught by seasoned instructors. Aside from holding undergraduate degrees, a majority of our teachers have postgraduate degrees. All teachers are either fully accredited or are working toward full certification at local accredited universities.