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Amaris Rivas



Sara Diaz

 Assistant Principal

School Safety

Anderson Elementary School & The Lawndale Elementary School District are working together in a partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to keep our school safe and prevent school violence. 

Principal's Message

Dear Anderson Families,       


 Anderson Dolphins DIVE

Anderson prides itself on our Diversity, Inclusion, Voice, and Equity-centered instructional and school climate programs. 

The Anderson Elementary staff and teachers welcome the return of students and families to a new year of learning and growing together. Students are empowered to become lifelong learners and responsible, caring citizens. We strive for students to have a strong sense of character and realize their own unlimited potential. Anderson is proud to house one of our district’s two Journey programs meeting the needs and inclusion of students' unique capabilities. The Dolphin Way intentionally teaches our young learners to contribute to a safe, respectful, and responsible learning and playing environment. 

In partnership with 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, the RISE program provides mentorship and enrichment to our Black scholars. Finally, Anderson Elementary is debuting our  21st Century Makerspace classroom, exposing students to the fundamentals of engineering, technology, and robotics.  

To learn more about all the great things happening at Anderson, please visit


Amaris Rivas

Principal, Anderson Elementary School