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Central Valley

Welcome to the Central Valley Region at Aspire Public Schools! The Central Valley Region has 16 schools in the communities of Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, and Ceres. The Central Valley was Aspire’s first region, with University Charter School (Modesto) and Vincent Shalvey Academy (Stockton) opening in 1999. Our most recent additions to the region were the opening of Aspire Benjamin Holt Middle School in 2016, and Aspire Stockton Secondary Academy and Aspire Stockton Elementary in 2020. We currently serve over 6,600 students across the region.

Aspire Central Valley Regional Office
3311 E. Morada Lane
Stockton, CA 95212
(209) 647-3047

2021-22 Key Dates for Aspire Central Valley Region

First Day of School: July 28, 2021
Labor Day: September 6, 2021
Staff PD Day (no students): September 3, 2021
Fall Break: October 4 – 8, 2021
Veterans Day: November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday (1 Week): November 22 – 26, 2021
Winter Break (2 Weeks): December 20, 2021 – December 31, 2021
Staff PD Day (no students): January 3, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: January 17, 2022
Presidents’ Day: February 21, 2022
Spring Break (1 Week): March 14 – 18, 2022
Staff PD Day (no students): March 21, 2022
Staff PD Day (no students): March 22, 2022
Cesar Chavez Day (no students): March 31, 2022
Last Day of School: May 27, 2022
Last Day of Teacher Work Year: May 27, 2022
Memorial Day: May 30, 2022

Central Valley Leadership Team

Superintendent’s Message

It is an honor to serve as the Aspire Central Valley Area Superintendent.  It is my responsibility to lead and oversee our 16 schools in the communities of Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto.  I am committed to providing a high-quality education for each and every student which provides them with “College for Certain” and preparation for getting to college, succeeding in college, and to become caring and responsible citizens.

As the Central Valley Area Superintendent, is an honor to lead our high performing team of principals, teachers, staff, and regional leaders in the work and calling of preparing students to thrive in school, college, and life.  We welcome the opportunity  to partner with parents, families, and our communities in this journey of building a bright future for the Central Valley, California, our country, and the world.

Tony Solina,
Superintendent, Central Valley Region


Central Valley Students
Post-Secondary Matriculation Rate (Class of '19)
# College Courses Passed Prior to HS Graduation (Class of '17)
Central Valley Teammates

Key Goals + Initiatives

  • PHYSICALLY & EMOTIONALLY SAFE SCHOOLS - Students, families & staff are engaged and empowered in safe and equitable school environments
  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE - Students are prepared to meet college-ready goals through rigorous Common Core & NGSS aligned instructional program
  • 21st CENTURY LEARNERS - Students are innovators who effectively use media & technology to navigate life, college, and career
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