• CA-Disting-SchoolCalifornia Distinguished Schools
    California Department of Education

    • Hopkinson Elementary School - 1993, 2000, 2008, 2014 
    • Lee Elementary School - 1995, 2004  
    • Los Alamitos Elementary School - 1993, 1997
    • McGaugh Elementary School - 1992, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2014 
    • Rossmoor Elementary School - 1987, 1995, 2002, 2008, 2012 
    • Weaver Elementary School - 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 
    • McAuliffe Middle School - 1996, 2003, 2009 
    • Oak Middle School - 2001, 2005, 2009
    • Los Alamitos High School - 1988, 1994, 1998, 2009
     

    California Gold Ribbon Schools 

    A program for 2015-2016 which honors some of California's outstanding public schools.  Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas.Gold Ribbon Schools Logo
     
    • McAuliffe Middle School
    • Oak Middle School
    • Los Alamitos High School 
      
    United States Department of Education
    National Blue Ribbon
    • Hopkinson Elementary School - 2001 
    • Lee Elementary School - 2001  
    • Los Alamitos Elementary School - 2001
    • Rossmoor Elementary School - 1997, 2003, 2014 
    • Weaver Elementary School - 2004
    • Oak Middle School - 2002, 2006
    • McAuliffe Middle School - 2012
    • Los Alamitos High School - 1990, 1994, 1998
      with Special Honors in Arts Education - 1998

     
    Golden Bell Awards
    California School Boards Association
    The Golden Bell Awards recognize exemplary programs in 16 major categories which focus on curriculum and instruction.

    Rossmoor Elementary School
    Reading Roundtable, 2005

    Los Alamitos High School gold bell
    Contemporary Media in The Arts, 2005

    Weaver Elementary School
    Cognitively Guided Instruction, 2004

    Los Alamitos High School -
    Griffins with a Mission, 1998

    Orange County High School of the Arts
    Visual and Performing Arts, 1997
     
    Laurel Continuation High School
    Student Support Program, 1995
     
    McGaugh Elementary School
    Mathematics, 1992
     
    McGaugh Elementary School
    Visual and Performing Arts, 1990
     
    Los Alamitos Unified School District
    K-12 Health Program, 1987