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Vista Unified School District

Our vision in Vista Unified School District is that every student graduates from Vista Unified as a resilient, agile learner and creative problem solver who navigates the world with confidence and kindness and eagerly embraces local and global challenges. 

Year in Review 2024

I am so proud to announce that Vista Unified continues to build upon our reputation of excellence and innovation. We began this year focusing on Finding Joy in our Flow. What we mean by this is that the systems we have built are not only focused on amplifying and elevating the achievement of all students, but also ensuring that our learning environments are deliberately designed to promote joy, a sense of belonging and connectedness to each other. Students, teachers, staff, and community partners spend a large part of their lives together, so it makes sense for us to carefully cultivate a sense of community that is joyful. What is most inspiring to me is that we, as a community, are truly creating joyful experiences for students. It is in this spirit that we share the The Power of Community Year In Review 2024 that highlights the many different examples of student success as a result of the dedication and love our teachers, staff, parents, and partners have invested to make Vista a joyful community. - Dr. Matt Doyle, Superintendent

Year In Review 2024 booklets (English) (Spanish)


Check out our most frequently visited links below. 

Annual Parent Survey/Encuesta Anual para Padres

Our Schools

Click here for a directory of our school sites.  We also partner Educational Enrichment Systems to offer preschool and infant care. 

Calendar and Bell Schedules

Click here for district calendars and bell schedules.


Vista Unified is proud to be the largest employer in Vista, California. Do you share our values of Respect, Trust, Collaboration, Equity and Kindness? Join our team and apply on EdJoin!

Enrollment and Transfers

Click here for enrollment information, transfers, magnet applications, and more!

Child Nutrition Services and Menus

Child Nutrition Services  (CNS) is powered by our  Wavecrest Cafe! Check out their website for menus and more!

Parent Portal

Parent Portal is an important place to connect with your child's school. Update emergency contacts, monitor your child's grades, and view your child's schedule. 

School Board Meetings and Agendas

Click here for board meeting dates, locations, agendas, and board policy docs. 


Click here to view VUSD News and Posts

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VUSD at a Glance


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$4 Million +

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Scholarships Awarded Annually


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Teachers & Staff


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Committed to Student Success

News, Events, & Podcasts

Vista Unified Kicks Off Summer Meals with Farm to Summer Week Celebration

School may be out for summer in the communities served by the Vista Unified School District, but the need to feed hungry children continues. The district’s Summer Meals program kicked off Monday, June 10, and continues through August 9. Meals are available to all children 18 & under, with no forms or paperwork required. Click here to read the full article.

Year in Review 2023/2024

We have prepared our Year in Review for 2023/2024. This is a collection of what VUSD has accomplished this school year with visuals of our students. Click here for the English version and Spanish version.

In this episode, a trio discusses the reality of the current climate. They also discuss ways schools, parents and families can engage in productive conversations that inform and empower students to make better decisions. 

In this episode we discuss the Measure LL bond approved by voters in Vista in November of 2018. This is an update on all the hard work VUSD has made to facility upgrades and improvements. 

En este episodio, presentamos una conversación sobre la próxima consolidación escolar que está afectando al Distrito Unificado de Vista y a los distritos escolares de todo el país.
In his episode, we host a conversation about the impending school consolidation that is affecting Vista Unified, and school districts across the country.