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Gladstone Street Elementary School

1040 East Gladstone Street

Azusa, CA, 91702

(626) 815-6700


EMAIL Principal Leslie Ford

EMAIL Secretary Ana Uranga


The first day of school for the 2014-2015 school year will begin on Tuesday, August 19 at 8:15 a.m. The first week of school will be minimum days. Be sure to take advantage of summer back to school sales and purchase supplies for your student's classroom.

Gladstone Street Mission Statement:

  We will work collaboratively to provide every student with the skills and knowledge needed to be productive citizens who are lifelong learners.

  We must become a place where we meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of every student and where we inspire the entire community.

  We must make a commitment to provide effective instruction and develop a strong community where we take care for and take care of each other.

Declaración de la Misión de la Escuela Gladstone Street:

  Trabajaremos en colaboración para proveer a cada estudiante con las habilidades y el conocimiento necesarios para ser ciudadanos productivos que son aprendices por vida.

  Debemos ser un lugar donde encontramos las necesidades académicas sociales y emocionales de cada estudiante y donde inspirar a la comunidad entera.

  Debemos hacer un compromiso para proveer instrucción efectiva y desarrollar una comunidad fuerte done cuidamos de todos y cada uno de nosotros. 

School Begins at 8:15 Everyday

Students that participate in the school breakfast program may arrive at 7:45 a.m. Students that do not eat breakfast can arrive beginning at 8:00 for morning recess. School begins at 8:15. No supervision is provided before these times.



Early Start

8:15 - 1:30 (M,T,W,F)

Late Start

9:00 - 2:15 (M,T,W,F)

1st-3rd grade

Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.

8:15 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

4th-5th grade

Mon,, Tues,, Wed., Fri,

8:15 a.m. - 2:38 p.m.

All 1st-5th

Every Thursday-Early Dismissal

8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

All Minimum Days

8:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.


Students Build New Garden With Help From Lowe's

  Thanks to the generosity of Lowe's Home Improvement store, Gladstone Street School has a new vegetable and flower garden. Fourth and fifth grade students jumped right in and helped to breakdown the old garden boxes and make new boxes. With the help of volunteers from Lowe's, two new garden boxes were made and plants were planted. The connection was made through Lowe's Heroes program. Thank you Mrs. DeLaTorre for making this happen. For more photos, see News.

Parents Encouraged To Check AR Progress

Parents can use this site to monitor how their student is doing with the Accelerated Reader program. You can see how they are doing on comprehension questions from books read. Students should have an ...more


Continue to save Box Tops for Education throughout the summer! Last year our school received about $1,000 from box tops collected during the school year. Box Tops for Education can be found on items such as cereal, tissues, toilet paper, diapers, crackers, and many frozen food items. Each Box Top for Education is worth 10 cents. Often packages will include more than one box top. Sometimes stores will have a promotion and will give a receipt with additional box tops. Beginning in the fall, box tops can be sent to school daily!


  Did you know that Gladstone Street School has a recycle bin in the parking lot. Families and community members are encouraged to put items for recycling in the bins which include aluminum cans, glass bottles, and paper. Once a month the bin is picked up and the contents are taken to the waste management company for recycling. Profits from the recycling are used to purchase technology needs at school.

  Students in Mrs. Bell-Ramos' class are responsible for picking up recycling items from each classrooms each week.

  Thank you, room 6!


Message from Principal Leslie Ford

Principal Leslie Ford

In that I was a child who grew up in Azusa, I believe that I am called to serve this community.  One of my goals is to work with the community, students, and staff to provide a collaborative interactive welcoming atmosphere at Gladstone Street Elementary School.  I believe that your child will only make great educational strides by all of us working consistently with purpose and rigor to provide the strongest educational program possible. Only together can we make a difference for each and every child. 


Read about Gladstone Street's Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Hill was recently recognized at a school board meeting.  Visit Staff page.

Donate Supplies

Does your student's class need supplies? Visit the staff pages to find out more. Staff

More School News!

For more information and photographs about Gladstone St. Elementary, see  News.


The Gladstone Street PTA plans and provides a variety of activities and incentives for the students. This group of volunteers consistently has events planned and opportunities for students, parents, family, and the community. Each month the PTA plans a family event. For more information, visit  PTA.

Opportunities for Students

Students at Gladstone Street have multiple opportunities to become a healthy, active well-rounded citizen.  Governance activities like Student Council support students in learning how to organize, plan and promote events.  Cheerleading/Dance bring out a physical, musical creativity. The Garden Club provides students with the knowledge and skills of growing vegetable, from seed to table.

Parks and Recreation give students an athletic outlet through participation in a myriad of sports and provide a homework club.  Think Together, our after-school program, combines a little from all of the above.  These well-organized programs support the gifts of all students.  We appreciate and thank everyone involved in these programs for making an investment in our students and our school.


Every Friday is Spirit Day! Students are encouraged to wear red. School spirit shirts that are red, white, or other colors can also be worn. Red school spirit shirts with an Eagle on the front are available for purchase in the school office. Shirts cost less than $10 and are available in many sizes. If interested in purchasing a school shirt, stop by the office. Go Eagles!!!!