What we do!

In addition to planning events to help bring our community together, we raise money to provide additional support for our kids and a more well-rounded education.


The Los Cerritos PTA funds:

 The Art and Garden Programs

  • Monthly art lecture and lessons
  • Improvement and maintenance of the garden
  • Monthly classes at the garden that integrate with and supplement the current curriculum

Health and Safety

  • Two days of a bilingual office assistant
  • Supplies for Earthquake preparedness

Fifth Grade Enrichment

  • Seating for fifth grade graduation
  • Sponsorships for fifth grade Sacramento field trip
  • 5th grade t shirts, yearbooks, extra field trip and class photo

Educational, School, and Staff Enrichment

  • Transportation for field trips
  • Campus-wide assemblies
  • Teacher grants
  • Monthly reading incentives through the Roadrunner reading program
  • Quarterly faculty appreciation luncheons
  • Movie licenses, which provides the ability for children to watch movies on rainy days during recess
  • Newsela license 

School Improvements

  • New shelving in Library
  • 3rd-5th grade picnic tables

The Los Cerritos PTA sponsors, organizes, and operates:

Community and Child Enrichment Events

  • Book Fair
  • Book Swap:
  • Bubble Run
  • Cultural Carnival
  • Handmade Holidays
  • Los Cerritos Read and Movie Night
  • Parents and Pastries
  • Ties and Tiaras
  • Trunk or Treat

PTA Giving Back Initiatives

  • Food Drive
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Reflections and Workshop
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Green Team Initiatives
  • Goodwill Drive
  • Recycling Friday

Donations are always welcome!

Would you rather donate a little bit every month? Set up recurring payments!


If you are missing Spirt Wear items, it is likely backordered. We will distribute them as soon as they have arrived. If you have a problem with your order, please email help@loscerritospta.org.


We are always looking for volunteers to lead events or just help out. Any amount of time or help you can provide is appreciated. Check out the Volunteers page to see where you can help.