The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second-largest school district in the nation and the largest with an elected school board. The District covers 710 square miles. This includes most of the city of Los Angeles, along with all or portions of 26 cities and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. About 4.8 million people live within the District’s boundaries.

LAUSD enrolls nearly 650,000 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade with approximately 1,300 schools and education centers serving families in and around Los Angeles. Click here to download a map of the District. 


About the Superintendent


Austin Beutner

As the Superintendent of Schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Superintendent Beutner is responsible for creating policy, making recommendations to the members of the Los Angeles Board of Education and managing the day-to-day operations of the District.

Superintendent of Schools


LAUSD Board of Education


Board District 7: covers parts of South Los Angeles south to San Pedro

Dr. Richard Vladovic

Board President

Chief of Staff: Chris Torres

Term ends December 13, 2020


Board District 5: covers northeast Los Angeles and southeast Los Angeles

Jackie Goldberg

Board Vice President

Chief of Staff: Sharon Delugach

Term ends December 13, 2020


Board District 1: covers most of South Los Angeles

Dr. George McKenna

Chief of Staff: Sharon V. Robinson

Term ends December 13, 2020

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Board District 2: covers most of Central LA and parts of East LA

Monica Garc

Chief of Staff: Lizette Patron

Term ends December 11, 2022

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Board District 3: covers most of the West San Fernando Valley

Scott Schmerelson

Chief of Staff: Arlene Irlando

Term ends December 13, 2020

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Board District 4: covers most of the west side of Los Angeles

Nick Melvoin

Chief of Staff: Sarah Angel

Term ends December 11, 2022

Board District 6: covers the East San Fernando Valley

Kelly Gonez

Chief of Staff: Megan Vandenbos

Term ends December 11, 2022


Organizational Chart for LAUSD

Below is an organizational chart that show key LAUSD leadership and staff. Click here or the button below to contact a LAUSD office or department.

Board of Education and LAUSD Leadership