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About Balboa

Balboa's Mission Statement

Balboa Elementary School, a neighborhood learning center with dedicated staff and parents, promotes unity and ensures that children of all backgrounds attain their highest potential through a variety of teaching strategies in order to be goal-oriented, responsible citizens with healthy minds, bodies, and spirits who master empowerment skills and recognizes the need for and the enjoyment of life-long learning.


  • California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE), Star School (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE), STEM School (2012)
  • California Distinguished School (2012)
  • California Title I Academic Achievement Award (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE), Star School (2015, 2016)