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The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District is currently accepting winter enrollment for a limited number of children for our preschool programs for the current school year.  As a California State Preschool Program, we educate children ages 3-5 who are income eligible.  All three year olds must turn three before September 1, 2015, and fully potty-trained, in order to qualify for the 2015-2016 school year.

We have two classrooms in San Juan Bautista:  Mi Escuelita Preschool (3 year olds), San Juan Elementary (Pre-kindergarten) and in Aromas Elementary (3 year olds and Pre-kindergarten). Our program is Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and coincides with the school district calendar.  We offer transportation services within the rural areas of the San Juan and Aromas communities.  We offer free breakfast and lunch to children.

It is a proven fact that children who have preschool experience are better prepared academically and socially for Kindergarten.  During the early years, the brain is developing creating a window of opportunity for children to learn and develop skills that will lay the foundation for a successful academic career. 

Call Cindy Guajardo at (831) 623-2627 for more information.


El Distrito Escolar Aromas-San Juan está aceptando la inscripción de invierno para un número limitado de niños para nuestros programas de preescolar para el año escolar actual. Como Programa Preescolar Estatal de California, educamos a niños de 3-5 años que son elegibles por ingresos. Todos los niños de tres años deben cumplirlos antes del 01 de septiembre 2015, y totalmente entrenados del baño, con el fin de calificar para el año escolar 2015-2016.

Tenemos dos salones en San Juan Bautista: Mi Escuelita Preschool (3 años), San Juan PreK y en la Escuela de Aromas (niños de 3 años y Pre-kinder). Nuestro programa es de lunes a viernes de 8:15 am a 11:15 am y coincide con el calendario del distrito escolar. Ofrecemos servicios de transporte dentro de las áreas rurales de las comunidades de San Juan y Aromas. Ofrecemos desayuno y almuerzo gratis para los niños.

Es un hecho comprobado que los niños que tienen experiencia preescolar están mejor preparados académicamente y socialmente para el Kindergarten. Durante los primeros años, el cerebro se está desarrollando la creación de una ventana de oportunidad para los niños para aprender y desarrollar habilidades que sentarán las bases para una carrera académica exitosa.

Llame a Cindy Guajardo al (831) 623-2627 para más información.


The Board of Trustees of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders which will act as the independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (“CBOC”) for the oversight of the District’s Measure Z Facilities Bond program.  There are currently two (2) positions available for appointment. Applications, Bylaws and additional information can be accessed below or at the District Office. Completed applications must be received in the Superintendent’s Office located at 2300 San Juan Highway, San Juan Bautista, California 95045 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016. For additional information and questions, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 831-623-4500 ext. 1215.

Committee Bylaws



News Briefs

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Aromas-San Juan Unified parents and families participated in a forum sponsored by Education Trust West, California PTA and Univision. The workshops that were conducted in Spanish covered parent engagement, Local Control Funding, Common Core Standards and how to prepare students for high school graduation and entrance into college.  The article below recognizes the work of Aromas-San Juan Unified and our commitment to parent engagement.


San Jose Mercury News: San Jose Forum Offers Latino Parents Tools for Improving Schools

About the District

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District covers approximately 100 square miles in western San Benito County, northern Monterey County, and eastern Santa Cruz County. The District includes the city of San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, the unincorporated community of Aromas in Monterey County, and other unincorporated areas in its three-county territory. The majority of the District's land area is in San Benito County.

The District is located 38 miles south of San Jose and 15 miles north of Salinas. The District is transected by U.S. Highway 101, California's major coastal highway.

The District is a unified school district formed in July 1, 1991, from territory formerly under the jurisdiction of the San Juan Union School District and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. District students in grades K-8 attend the San Juan School and the Aromas School. District students in grades 9-12 attend high school at Anzar High School.

The District is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees, each member of which is elected to a four-year term. Elections for positions to the Board are held every two years, alternating between two and three available positions.

Dr. Ruben Zepeda II, Ed.D., the Superintendent of the District, is responsible for administering the affairs of the District in accordance with the policies of the Board of Trustees.

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)