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Board of Trustees

Frank Melendez, President

Maria Ferrin, Clerk

Herm Engelhardt, Representative

Barbara Schneider, Member

Jennifer Evans,Member

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District Office -
Phone: 760-952-1180
Fax: 760-952-1760

15350 Riverview Road
P.O. Box 249
Helendale, CA 92342


Helendale Elem. -
Phone: 760-952-1204
Fax: 760-952-1762

27274 Peach Tree Lane
P.O. Box 249
Helendale, CA 92342


Riverview/ACE -
Phone: 760-952-1266
Fax: 760-245-3210

13943 Rivers Edge Road
P.O. Box 249
Helendale, Ca 92342


Independence Charter Academy-
Phone: 760-952-1760
Fax: 760-952-1178

15350 Riverview Road
P.O. Box 249
Helendale, CA 92342

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Directions to ACE

From Route 66- Turn onto VIsta Road toward Silver Lakes. Cross the bridge into Silver Lakes and turn left on Helendale Road. Drive 1.4 miles to Shadow Mountain Road and turn right. Drive 1.1 miles and turn right on Rivers Edge Road. The school is 0.2 miles away on Rivers Edge Road on the right.

From Hwy 395- Turn onto Shadow Mountain Road and drive 5.7 miles to Rivers Edge Road. Take a left onto Rivers Edge Road.  The school is 0.2 miles away on Rivers Edge Road on the right.

Welcome to the Helendale School DIstrict!

If you are looking for a premier quality education for your children, then Helendale District is the destination you have been in search of. We take great pride in being a place where kids come to learn in a safe, small school environment.  Our classes are small and teachers really know their students. If these elements are what you are seeking for your children, then join us in Helendale and you will be delighted.

Helendale School District Mission Statement

 We the parents, community, and staff of the Helendale School District, believe that young people can be taught to be lifetime learners and competent citizens. We are partners in providing our children with an understanding and appreciation of the past and present, as well as, preparation for the future. We will focus on effective instruction that reflects our local history, concern for the environment and belief in a strong academic curriculum. We will work to ensure a safe and orderly environment, sound fiscal management and a belief that the size of our district enhances rather than limits our possibilities.

Employees of the Month Scott Bates and Julianna Forbes

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Board President and Supt. Ross Swearingen pictured with Classified Employee of the Month Julianna Forbes at the May 13, 2015 2015
Board Meeting.

Absent: Certificated Employee of the Month Scot ...more

Students Recognized by Board of Trustees

At the May 13, 2015 Board Meeting our Trustees recognized students for their positive influence in our school district.The students who were recognized for their achievements were: From Helendale Elementary: Karmyn Sanchez, Andrew Parker, Kayah Hisquierdo, Sabrina Jacobson, Hannya Yi, Keliana Cosek, Victoria Petroff and Cara Clark. From Helendale Secondary School: Kelsy Deckard, Sophia Banuelos, Anthony Wiggins, James Bui, Kyra Thomas and Dallas Rivera. From Independence Charter Academy: Celestina Esquibel, Verroica Austin, Cort Kirkpatrick, Alec Esquibel, Devin Copeland and Seth Kramer.









Current Openings:


K-12 Substitute Teachers 
Posted: 8/25/14 through 6/30/15

High School English Teacher
Posted: 5/19/15 through 5/29/15 @ 9:00 am

SAI Teacher - Helendale Elementary School
Posted: 5/20/15 through 5/27/15 @ 4:30 pm


Custodian I - Helendale Elementary School
Posted: 5/19/15 through 5/26/15 at 4:30 pm

Clerk I - Helendale Secondary School
Posted: 5/19/15 through 5/26/15 at 4:30 pm

Classified Substitute - Various Positions

Posted 10/10/14 through 6/30/15


Stipend Contracts

Cross Country Coach 
Posted 4/13/15 until filled 

Girl's and Boy's Soccer Coach
Posted 4/13/15 until filled

Cheerleading Coach
Posted 4/13/15 until filled


Please visit www.edjoin.org for more information.

2014-15 Bus Route



Helendale School District LCAP

2014 - 15 School Times

Helendale Elementary School

M-Th- 9:00 - 3:30

F - 9:00 - 1:15


M-Th - 7:20 - 2:22

F - 7:20 - 12:06