The Apple Valley USD Family Centers are a place for families to gather, become involved in their school, and learn about school and community resources and activities.
We can help you...
Connect to the school by offering: Assistance with free/reduced lunch applications, Aeries Parent Portal assistance, Family Engagement Events, Volunteer Opportunities
Enrich your knowledge by offering a variety of classes, such as: Budgeting, Parenting, Nutrition
Connect with resources by offering or referring you to: Clothing closets, Food pantries, Job listings, School supplies, Reading resources
The Family Centers will be passing out free food boxes and Food Pantry items every Friday that school is in session. Distribution will take place at the Family Center on the back side of the Multipurpose Room at the Educational Support Center, 12555 Navajo Road. For any questions, please contact your nearest Family Center.
Story Time in the Family Center
Family Center Locations
AVUSD Family Center
Apple Valley Unified School District, Educational Support Center
12555 Navajo Road
Contact: Aurora Martinez
(760) 247-8001 ext. 20537
Supporting students and families throughout the Apple Valley community and school district.
Paul Swick Family Center
Yucca Loma Elementary School
21351 Yucca Loma Road
Contact: Karina Ramirez
(760) 240-5606 ext. 44210
Supporting students and families at Yucca Loma Elementary School, Rio Vista School of Applied Learning, and Sitting Bull Academy.
Phoenix Academy Family Center
Phoenix Academy Lower Campus
20700 Thunderbird Road
Contact: Veronica Gonzalez
(760) 242-7011 ext 81001
Supporting students and families at Phoenix Academy, Desert Knolls Elementary School, and Sycamore Rocks Elementary School.
Sandia Family Center
21331 Sandia Road
Contact: Alicia Alonso
(760) 240-5125 ext 46917
Supporting students and families at Sandia Academy, Apple Valley High School, and Mariana Academy.
Granite Hills Family Center
Granite Hills High School
22900 Esaws Road
Contact: Zayra Hall
(760) 961-2290 ext 73409 & ext 43001
*Friday 6:30am-10:00am, Rancho Verde Room 1 10:00am-3:00pm
Supporting students and families at Granite Hills High School, Rancho Verde Elementary School, and Vanguard Preparatory School.
*High Desert Premier Academy students are supported by the Family Center nearest their home.
The Family Centers are closed when school is not in session.