Rowland Avenue Elementary School

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    Welcome to Rowland Avenue School



    Rowland Avenue Elementary School is a destination and a journey.  We are a school community that nurtures and inspires, supports and challenges, reflects and redesigns.  We are committed to maintaining a safe campus and a positive learning environment where all feel welcomed, respected, valued, and an important part of the school.  We encourage home and community support and strive to communicate progress toward our goals.  At Rowland Avenue, instructional goals are aligned with California Standards.  Students know what is expected, are prepared for success, and are given opportunities to reach their potential.  At Rowland Avenue, each child is encouraged to achieve academic excellence and develop a desire for lifelong learning in our diverse, but highly connected world. 




  • Kinder Academy

    Kinder Academy students on the road

    to academic success!  Enroll your child


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  • Showcase 2017

    Students from Rowland Avenue listen to

    Principal Kodama and learn how their

    upcoming coding skills will become an

    integral part of their middle school experiences.

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  • Masquerade Ball

    PTA created a magical family night -

    food, dancing, and fun!

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  • Spelling Bee 2017

    Participants and Winners - Congratulations to All!

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  • Rover

    Melissa shared her knowledge of robotic rovers

    from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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  • Read Aloud Party!

    Students read to volunteers.  We have

    an intergenerational partnership with

    Bridgecreek Retirement Home.  

    This is our 9th year!  Thank you Bridgecreek!

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  • Congratulations to Gabriel and Sandra.  

    They got 100% on an AR quiz and their

    names were drawn in a raffle.  Thank you

    to Dr. Bakken for her continued generosity!

    Bike Winners from February!  

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  • Computer Science Immersion We are excited to announce that Rowland Avenue has been selected to be a Computer Science Immersion School.  All students will learn and practice coding, preparing them for a future of limitless possibilities! Congratulations!  

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  • Rowland Avenue Music Teachers

    We appreciate the Music Teachers of Rowland Avenue!

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  • Cans for our Food Pantry

    Thank you for all of your contributions of cans for our District food pantry!

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  • Thank You Dairy Council

    The Mobile Classroom of the Dairy Council visited Rowland!  We learned a lot about Millky Way and Oreo.


    Mrs. Howard and Oreo

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  • Students at Rowland Avenue were treated to their very own parade.

    Fifth graders researched a state and constructed floats.  Students enjoyed the Parade of Floats!

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  • Congratulations, Robert!

    Congratulations, Robert!  Robert's illustration was selected to become the cover of the Covina Police Department's Holiday Card.  We salute your accomplishments!

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  • Getting Started on Homework

    Brain Power Hour

    Brain Power Hour is an after school program that gives students a place to begin their homework, read books, take quizzes, and practice their skills using an online program called i-Ready.  It's making a difference!

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  • Rowland's Read Aloud Party (RAP)

    Read Aloud Party (RAP)

    Rowland's Read Aloud Party (RAP) is in its ninth year!  The intergenerational partnership with Bridgecreek Retirement Community is WIN - WIN!  Students get to read to volunteers and practice their fluency and work on their comprehension.  Mrs. Straw says, "I'm having so much fun!  These kids are learning a lot and I love it.  It's fun for me and I'm sure it's fun for them!"

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  • Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Week

    Students were welcomed to school by Officer Doug during a morning assembly.  This begins a week of activities reminding us to "Say No To Drugs."

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  • Covina High School Marching Band Welcomes Students and Volunteers

    Students were greeted by Covina High School Band students as they arrived at school on Wednesday. Rowland Avenue families and staff members want to say a special thank you to Principal Kraus, Mr. Franco, and the talented Colts of Covina High School! Amazing!!!

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  • Walk A Thon 2016 2016 Walk A Thon

    Students and Parents participated in the 2016 Walk A Thon to raise money for field trips.  It was an energy-filled event as students tallied their laps. Lively music, a bubble machine, and smiling parent volunteers made the Walk A Thon a great success!


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  • Lunch with Law Enforcement Lunch with Law Enforcement

    Students were excited to eat pizza with officers and deputies. Thank you to Captain Bell and Officer Flores of the West Covina Police Department and deputies with the San Dimas Sheriff's Department for spending time with us. Students raised money to purchase stuffed animals to give officers for kids that may be frightened or in need. Thank you for all that you do to keep our communities safe.

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