ABC Unified School District
Southeastern Los Angeles County
District information
GradesK-12 and Adult School
SuperintendentToan Nguyen
Other information

The ABC Unified School District is a school district that is based in Cerritos, California, United States.

ABCUSD serves the cities of Artesia, most of Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, the portion of Lakewood east of the San Gabriel River, as well as tiny portions of Long Beach, Norwalk, La Mirada, and Santa Fe Springs[1] (the ABC portion of La Mirada contains only business areas, no residents[citation needed]).

"ABC" stands for Artesia (founded in 1875), Bloomfield (founded in 1885), and Carmenita (founded in 1902), three districts which were unified in 1965.[2][3]

List of schools

Adult schools

ABC Adult School is a public local adult school, established by the ABC Unified School District and headquartered in Cerritos, California.

Continuation schools

7-12 schools

High schools

Middle schools

Elementary schools

Nixon Elementary

Patricia Nixon Elementary School
Aerial view of Nixon's campus
19600 Jacob Avenue

Coordinates33°51′09″N 118°04′34″W / 33.852400°N 118.075980°W / 33.852400; -118.075980
School typePublic elementary
School districtABC Unified School District
PrincipalDr. Tracy
The late former First Lady Pat Nixon, for whom the institution is named.

The Patricia Nixon Elementary School is located in Cerritos. It was built in 1973 and has grades kindergarten through sixth. The school is named after the late First Lady of the United States Pat Nixon. Patricia Nixon Elementary School was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2004 and 2008.

Board of education

ABC Unified School District's Board of Education members are elected by geographical district, to a four-year term. The elections were held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd-numbered years until the 2017 election. Effective with the November 2020 US General election, elections are held in even-numbered years.


  1. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Los Angeles County, CA" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. pp. 10-12 (PDF pp. 11-13/19). Retrieved November 22, 2023.
  2. ^ "History/Info Archived May 25, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. Retrieved on September 27, 2009.
  3. ^ "A Pictorial History of Our Community Archived August 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine." ABC Unified School District. December 2001.