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Cabrillo Ave Elementary School

Los Angeles Unified School District

  • Principal's Message

    I am very proud to serve as principal of Cabrillo Avenue Elementary School. When I was five years old, my family moved to the South Bay from post revolutionary Cuba. We entered as political refugees, and we struggled hard to achieve the American dream.

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    Harvest Festival

    Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers who made our Harvest Festival a success. Thank you also to the teachers for their hard work and dedication.


    Cabrillo Avenue encourages that all students will encounter rich, varied experiences that will accommodate their unique and individual learning styles. Every students will acquire knowledge and develop skills and habits necessary to function productively in society. All students will develop skills in higher order thinking and problem solving and will have access to modern technology, learn how to use the tools used in everyday life.  Cabrillo students will learn to work with others in a collaborative effort and respect different cultures and individual differences. 

    Minimum Day for Parent Conferences
    Music and Art

    Children at Cabrillo participate in a rich fine and performing arts program. Art not only delights, but it instructs, helping students to perform better in their math, reading, and writing. They learn about history and the world around them. They find their voices and they rejoice.

    Angel's Gate

    Angel's Gate Cultural Center brings art to our classrooms.

    Code of Conduct

    1. Be Safe (on school grounds before, during, and after school)

    2. Be Responsible

    3. Be Respectful

    4. Be Honest

    5. Appreciate Differences

    6. Be a Life-Long Learner

    Ms. Gastelum reviews expectations with students. The focus for August and September is respect.

    Field Trips

    Our students will participate in field trips to the historic Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the 24th Street Theatre in Los Angeles. Actors come to the school to facilitate workshops that help children express themselves.

    Grand Vision

    The Grand Vision Foundation partners with our school to provide musical experiences for our students, including lessons on the recorder. Our fifth grade students will hold recitals.

    Ms. Rodriguez' Theatre Class