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Hodge Elementary School

700 West Eleventh Street

Azusa, CA 91702

(626) 815-4800

FAX (626) 815-5531



Principal Victoria Velasquez


Secretary Terri Aldrete

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PK and Kinder Schedules M,T,W, & F

Early Bird 8:15-1:10

Late Bird: 9:15-2:10

Every Thursday Consolidated Schedule 


 Grades First -Third 

M,T,W, and F 8:15 AM-2:10 PM

TH-8:15- 1:30

Grades Fourth-Fifth:

M,T,W, and F 8:15 -2:38 PM



Consolidated Schedule PK-Kinder

8:15 AM-1:10

Minimum Day 1st-5th:

8:15 AM- 1:15 PM


Wednesday, March 4th  &  Friday, March 27th 

Students in TK and Kindergarten

8:15- 1:10

Grades 1st -5th


Please make arrangements to pick-up your students on time

Recognizing Student's Birthdays

Hodge Cougars,

Starting August of 2014 Hodge Elementary School will have a new policy regarding the celebration of birthdays at school. Treats will no longer be a part of student birthday celebrations. Children’s birthdays will be celebrated in class with each teacher acknowledging birthdays in a special way such as a birthday crown, singing happy birthday, allowing a child to share a special book with the class, or in another manner appropriate for their age and grade.  There will continue to be opportunities for seasonal parties and other special events. 

Although we are eager to celebrate each individual and to acknowledge their special day, it’s important to maintain a safe, respectful, and productive learning environment.Thank you for supporting in our efforts to keep students healthy and focused to learn!


Read Across America 2015

Monday- “Oh The Places You’ll Go! “ Wear your University Ready T-Shirt!

Tuesday- Crazy Sock Day- Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s, Fox in Socks

Wednesday- Cougars can’t stop reading-Wear you Hodge Spirit shirt & bring  a book by your favorite author.

Thursday- Wear bright or neon colored clothing- Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s, Many Colored Days

Friday- Crazy Hat Day – Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins & Cat in The Hat

School Site Council & ELAC

SSC Meeting Monday, March 9th at 2:30 PM in PDS

ELAC Meeting, Friday, March 13th at 8:30 AM in PDS

LCAP Info & PTA Meetings

Thursday, March 19th

2:00 PM LCAP Information Meeting in the PDS. Parents will have an opportunity to learn more about AUSD's Locally Controlled Funding Accountability Plan and how to be part of the AUSD- Parent Advisory Committee. 

3:30 Join us in the cafeteria for our monthly PTA meeting...It's never too late to get involved and share in the fun!

Victoria Velasquez


Victoria  Velasquez

Principal Victoria Velasquez says Hodge is fortunate to have such supportive parents and staff.  By working together, Hodge offers an enriching program to students.             

Since 1989, Ms. Velasquez has served as an instructional aide, teacher and District Bilingual Literacy Coach in Azusa Unified.  In 2012-13, she was a Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.  She holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University.

Congratulations Hodge

For the second year in a row, Hodge Elementary School received the Title I Academic Achievement Award. Only 56 schools in California are receiving this prestigious award for sustained progress in academic improvement among low-income students. "These schools serve students facing real challenges, and they’ve risen to meet them through hard work and dedication. It is inspiring to see their students achieve more in the classroom today so they can enjoy more opportunity in the years to come,” said State Superintendent Torlakson.

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Cougars are "Pawsitive"

Hodge Cougars Care!

We are Safe!

We are Respectful!

We are Productive!

We are Learning!