Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District serves more than 13,500 students from transitional kindergarten through the 12th grade. The district’s commitment to students is highlighted by its mission statement: “Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world.”
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kelly Bowers believes in the possibilities of education to change lives and ultimately, change the world. In Livermore, hands-on learning opportunities create relevance in science, technology, engineering and math. In addition, International Baccalaureate and Dual Immersion programs highlight the district’s commitment to equity and global citizenship. World-class visual and performing arts programs develop well-rounded cultural competence. Opportunities to compete in a wide variety of sports foster values of teamwork and lifelong wellness.
The award-winning district is the fourth largest employer in Livermore. The district operates 18 school sites including nine elementary schools, two K-8 schools, three middle schools, two comprehensive high schools and two alternative schools. Students at all schools enjoy the benefits of robust and dynamic partnerships with local community organizations including the two national laboratories, local arts and education foundations and many generous local businesses. For more information, visit www.livermoreschools.com
Las Positas College
Las Positas College is located 40 miles southeast of San Francisco, amid one of California’s fastest growing regions for business, science and technology. Gently rolling hills and picturesque vineyards provide the scenic background for the College’s 147-acre campus. Las Positas College serves the Livermore Valley and surrounding areas with current enrollment at nearly 8,500 day and evening students.
The college offers curriculum for students seeking career preparation, transfer to a four-year college or university or personal enrichment. The college provides university transfer classes, retraining classes for those in need of employment or career advancement, a first-time educational opportunity for many adults, enrichment classes for those seeking a broader perspective and career and technical training for those entering the technical and paraprofessional work force.
Las Positas College excels in helping students transfer to the University of California system, the California State University system and other four-year institutions. Students who come to the college can choose any of 24 occupational associate degrees, 17 transfer associate degrees and 44 certificate programs. In addition, the college offers community education courses geared toward personal development and cultural enrichment. The campus is accessible from BART and Interstate 580. Students can take buses from the Pleasanton-Dublin BART station and from many locations in Livermore and Pleasanton.
The college is proud of its exceptional safety record, which has made it one of the safest colleges in the Bay Area, and its commitment to sustainability, including LEED facilities, recycling and paper reduction practices and solar parking structures generating one megawatt of energy.Schools
Chamber member schools indicated in bold • All schools are in area code 925
Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Schools
Leo R. Croce
Rancho Las Positas
Emma C. Smith
Andrew N. Christensen
Del Valle Continuation High School
Vineyard Alternative/Independent School
Livermore Adult Education
Private/independent schools and learning centers
Best Friends Campus
Fountainhead Montessori School
Primrose School of Livermore
Valley Montessori School
Islamic Center of Livermore
Our Savior Lutheran School
St. Michael’s Catholic School
Colleges and universities
Las Positas College
University of Phoenix
University of San Francisco – Pleasanton Campus