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Partnerships for Success

Partnerships positively impact our students' lives and enhance their educational experience at Lawndale Elementary School District. Our district seeks to create collaborative synergies where individuals come together to achieve great things. At LESD we take pride in collaborating and building relationships with business, community, educational and research organizations from Los Angeles County and the state of California.

We welcome and invite new partners to connect with LESD and join us in our effort to build brighter futures for the Lawndale community!

LESD Educational Foundation


The Lawndale Elementary School District Educational Foundation (LESDEF) is proud to celebrate  its 20th year in Lawndale!

Throughout the years, your generous donations have allowed us to fund initiatives that cultivate meaningful learning experiences for Lawndale students.

We invite you to partner with LESDEF help support excellence and innovation in our local elementary and middle schools.

mFT, Social WOrk and Counseling  Intern Program

LESD serves as a Teaching Institute for the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. We offer an internship program for bachelor and graduate level interns to gain invaluable, hands-on experience in Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT), Social Work,  and Counseling. 

The program is a partnership with the University of Southern California (USC), California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), Loyola Marymount University (LMU) and Vanguard University.

Educational Partnerships

community partnerships