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Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy

Grades: 6-12
Sponsoring District: Modesto City Schools
CDS/Charter NumbersCDS: #50-71175-0120212 Charter: #1125
Afterschool Program? Y

Enrollment: 604
Hispanic: 77%
Caucasian: 8%
Asian-American: 4%
African-American: 4%
Multiracial: 2%
Free and Reduced Lunch: 58%

Key Dates 2022-23: 

First Day of School: August 1, 2022
Labor Day: 
September 5, 2022
Fall Break: 
October 3 – 7, 2022
Staff PD Day (no students): 
October 10, 2022
Veterans Day:
 November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Holiday (1 Week): 
November 21 – 25, 2022
Winter Break (2 Weeks): 
December 19, 2022 – January 2, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): 
January 3, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: 
January 16, 2023
Presidents’ Day: 
February 20, 2023
Spring Break (1 Week): 
March 13 – 17, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): 
March 20, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): 
March 21, 2023
Cesar Chavez Day: 
March 31, 2023
Last Day of School/Teacher Work Year:
May 26, 2023
Memorial Day: 
May 29, 2023

For information and resources on bullying and harassment prevention, please contact your school administrator or the Regional Director of Student Services at 209-647-3047 for support.

School Address & Contact Information


819 Sunset Ave,
Modesto, CA , USA

Contact Info



School Officials

Principal’s Message

Dear Families,

Welcome to Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy! As a charter school, we are a school of choice, and we are honored by your choice to join our community. In the past few years, we have witnessed the incredible resilience and dedication of Vanguard
students, families, and staff as we navigated our way through the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, we are excited to be returning to a sense of normalcy. This new normal will allow us to continue to unite around and live out our schoolwide learner outcomes of being cultivators of
joy, builders of belonging, masters of resilience, champions for equity, and strivers toward excellence.

Please refer to our handbook linked below which will introduce you to the values, practices and policies that help to ensure Vanguard is a safe, thriving community where every stakeholder has a sense of belonging and an opportunity to grow. We welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions. You can share your feedback by calling our office: (209) 521-3010.

Once again, thank you for choosing Vanguard. We are looking forward to partnering with you this school year and achieving great things together.

Angie Saldana, Principal