• Local District South

Superintendent Message

  • LD South Superintendent

    Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. As the Local District South Superintendent, I am honored to continue my commitment to serve all constituents in the communities of San Pedro, Wilmington, Lomita, Harbor City, Carson, Gardena, and selected geographic regions of Los Angeles. My 30 years of experience in L.A. Unified have given me an appreciation for the dedicated work of principals, District employees, families and our communities, and their dedication to the success of our students. Each is critical in realizing our core beliefs and objectives towards 100% of our students being college prepared and career ready.

    Core Beliefs

    We believe in mutual respect

    All individuals, opinions and contributions are valued. 

    We believe in Excellence & High Expectations

    All students, parents, employees and community partners contribute unique talents, strengths and skills to create an environment of excellence.

    We believe in Collaboration

    All students, parents, employees and community partners communicate and work together for excellence and success.

    Goal 100% Graduation

    Build a Solid Foundation for Early Learners

    Providing Our Youngest Learners with a Quality Start

    Proficiency for All

    Equitable Access to High-Quality Curriculum and Instruction in Every Classroom, Every Day

    100% Attendance

    Attendance and Enrollment Matters

    Parent, Community and Student Engagement

    Engagement and Partnerships To Prepare Students for College, Career and Civic Life

    School Safety

    Safe Learning Environments that Foster Success

    Our Fundamental Strategy

    Local District South will direct its efforts and resources to recruit, develop and support principals and teachers in creating a learning environment that ensures 100% of students achieve and graduate.


    Michael Romero

    Local District Superintendent




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  • Local District South

  • Local District South

    1208 Magnolia Ave., Gardena, CA 90247

    Phone (310) 354-3400 - Fax (310) 532-4674 - Email ldsouth@lausd.net