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Food Services

  • Submit your Meal Applications online by clicking here.

  • Purchase lunch meals for your child by clicking here

  • Click here for Café LA menus

  • If your child requires a special diet to be followed per doctor’s orders, a form can be filled out and arrangements made to address your child’s needs. Click here to access the forms 

Rio Vista is a REWARD School

Congratulations!  Rio Vista has been designated as a Reward School


It is important to talk to your children about safe practices to use going to and from school.  These may include:

  • Avoid walking alone
  • Never take a ride with or walk with a stranger

  • If a stranger approaches or attempts to get the child into a vehicle, children should scream and run for help

  • Students should use precautionary measures, even while waiting inside of the school yard, until parents arrive

  • Parents and students should maintain good communication about pick-up/drop-off times and locations

  • Never walk in an isolated area or alley

  • Tell students to immediately report anything that makes them feel unsafe or uncomfortable to the police and/or a school staff member.

Reminder:  Gates open at 7:30 a.m.  Supervision is not available before 7:30 a.m.  Please do not drop-off students before 7:30 a.m.

Be on Time!  Line-up bell rings at 7:55 a.m.  Class begins at 8:00 a.m.

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Hidden Garden: Ribbon Cutting Event

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Photo: (Left to right) Talene Dermenjian, Field Representative from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian’s office, LAUSD Board member Scott Schmerelson, Rio Vista teacher Rachel Sanchez, Instructional Director Maria Nichols, EnrichLA founder Tomas O’Grady, Rio Vista PTA Garden Parent Laurie Shiers, LAUSD Local District Northeast Superintendent Byron Maltez, Rio Vista students Miles Flores and April Fontenette, Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Comcast NBCUNiversal executive Tracy Cohen, and Rio Vista principal Pia Sadaqatmal


On September 2, 2015, Rio Vista Elementary unveiled the school’s Hidden Garden in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  In partnership with EnrichLA, Rio Vista Elementary worked with parents, volunteers and community leaders to revitalize the garden space.  Community leaders, LAUSD leaders, elected officials and corporate sponsors from Comcast NBCUniversal joined the parents, students, teachers and staff in cutting the ribbon to commemorate the joint project launching the new garden space.  Students and guests danced to a song led by EnrichLA’s ranger Jeff.  Guests including LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson, and LAUSD Local District Northeast Superintendent Byron Maltez also planted seedlings in the garden as gift to the students.  Instructional Director Maria Nichols and LAUSD Board Member Mr. Schmerelson had an opportunity to sample fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden’s summer harvest. Board members of the Rotary Club of North Hollywood, Studio City Neighborhood Council, Studio City Beautification and Studio City Chamber of Commerce were instrumental in providing support for the garden project.  Board members enjoyed the stroll through the garden and marveled at the beauty of the pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, eggplant and fresh herbs.  Principal Pia Sadaqatmal shared, “This is a day to celebrate a gift from the community – a new space for student learning. In this beautiful space, we celebrate a shared commitment from the community to support the success of all our students.”


Thanks to Enrich LA, Rio Vista families and volunteers for this beautiful edible HIDDEN GARDEN!

Thanks to our community partner Comcast NBCUniversal and the Comcast Foundation for providing new computers to all classrooms!

Accelerated Reader (2015-2016)

Period 2: 9/28/2015 - 11/6/2015
Period 3: 11/9/2015 - 1/15/2016
Period 4: 1/18/2016 - 2/26/2016
Period 5: 2/29/2016 - 4/15/2016
Period 6: 4/18/2016 - 5/27/2016

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Click here to find out about ongoing fundraisers.

Rio Vista Spirit Wear online store

Rio Vista PTA SPIRIT WEAR - Fall 2015 Order Form

Upcoming Events



Wednesday, 10/7/2015

8:10 a.m. PTA Meeting in the auditorium

Tuesday, 10/13/2015

Fall Picture Day

Thursday, 10/15/2015

Districtwide Earthquake Drill

Friday, 10/16/2015

2:30 - 5:00 p.m. Harvest Moon Festival in the playground

Monday, 10/19/2015 8:10 a.m. Coffee With the Principal –Topic: LAUSD Magnet Programs
Tuesday, 10/20/2015 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. McTeacher Night at 11055 Burbank Blvd., N. Hollywood
Friday, 10/23/2015

Meal Applications Due

PTA Reflections Art Program – entries due

Wednesday, 10/28/2015 7:45 a.m. Parent Workshop: for parents of English learner students in the Parent Center
Friday, 10/30/2015 8:45 a.m. Halloween Costume parade in the school playground

Rio Vista in the News

Rio Vista in the News! CBS Works With Young Storytellers Foundation, Local School To Mentor Next Generation Of Young Storytellers

Donations Needed...

Please contact Main Office (818-761-6147) if you wish to donate. All donations will be acknowledged and are tax deductible. Click here for list of items.