Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 02:55 PM
School leader Christina Desiderio
District Burbank Unified School District
Transportation options None


Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning RL Stevenson believes all children can achieve academically and socially. We focus on the arts with a music, dance and drama program as well as integrating arts into the curriculum.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject


Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
including: Theory
Music Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None


including: Library
Facilities Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Performance stage
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Special education program details We have a Resource teacher and three Severely Handicapped classes.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Developmental delay
Cognitive disability
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
English Language Learner program details We have a strong ELL program with support services for our students as well as in class instruction.
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Student diversity

  This school
White 49%
Hispanic 26%
Two or more races 8%
Asian 8%
Black 4%
Filipino 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 49%
Male 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 22%
English Language Learners 9%
Source: See notes


Girls Sports
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 08:00 AM


Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Parent involvement details We have a very active PTA and Families for Stevenson group. We have a Facebook page and send out a weekly email blast.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We follow the PeaceBuilders program. We use Second Step, a program for conflict management. We hold a yearly anti-bullying assembly.


Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received 2014
Academic award California Distinguished Arts School
Year received 2014


including: Special education coordinator
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff None
Staff details RL Stevenson is a community school with a positive attitude. We are happy to come to work and dedicate our time to student achievement and social and emotional wellness.


Transportation options None


Application/ enrollment process details Neighborhood school. District and inter-district permits are accepted when space is available.
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application


Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014