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Updated 6/23/17

Welcome to Vena, a Distinguished School!


Vena Avenue Elementary & Gifted/High-Ability Magnet has been named a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. Only 5% of California schools are awarded each year following a selection process. This award identifies and honors schools that have demonstrated educational excellence for all students and progress in narrowing the achievement gap. Every student at Vena has access to high-quality educational experiences. Our school administration, staff, and families work together to make sure that each child is "prepared for success."  Roar out with pride, Vena Tigers!

LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying.  For more information regarding nondiscrimination, click here.


Vena Avenue Elementary is conveniently located near the 5 and 170 Freeways.

9377 Vena Avenue

Arleta, CA 91331

Click here for a map to the school.

Fridays are Spirit Days!

Vena Tigers, don't forget to order your Spirit T-Shirt for Spirit Fridays! Thank you, Mr. Dan Gonzales, for your super cool tiger drawing!

Vena Is in the News!

Journalists came to our school to find out why our school test (SBAC) results were better than other schools in LAUSD. Congrats, Tigers!


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Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year

Enrollment starts July 20th - August 14th, from 7:30 - 4:00. Be part of our dynamic learning community!

Tree People

Vena Avenue celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd by planting 8 trees on  the school grounds.  The event was hosted by Tree People who planned and supplied all the materials. Fifth grade students and their families were invited to assist as a way to commemorate their last year at Vena. It was a wonderful experience for everyone who attended.





Fundraising Means More Fun Learning


Vena will be having events to help raise funds for much-needed learning resources such as field trips, auditorium needs, Accelerated Reader, school supplies, etc. Please try to attend as many as you can. The following events are some of the ways we are trying to help our school in 2017-18:


McTeacher Night

Cheesecake Fundraiser 

Movie Nights

Scholastic Book Fair--Parent Conference Weeks



Stay tuned for times and dates!

Vena School Calendar 2017-18

Scroll over the blue dates on the calendar to find more information about upcoming events.

Today: 7/27/17

Tiger News

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Important Dates

Please click on "more" at the bottom of this box for more Vena Events.

8/14/17 (Mon): Pupil-Free Day

8/15 (Tue): First Day of Instruction

8/30 (Wed): Back to School Night

9/1 (Fri): Admissions Day, SCHOOL ...more

Thank You, Vena Families!

Thank you to all the Vena families that donated to our toy drive for the San Fernando Rescue Mission. We collected over 200 toys to give to boys and girls that are less fortunate. Your generosity will put a smile on a child's face. 


Mrs. Baron