John Ramirez Jr. has been named Superintendent of Stockton Unified School District in a majority vote on May 25.
Mr. Ramirez comes to Stockton with 27 years of experience in education and has a proven track record as an advocate for equity and student achievement. He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Santa Clara University and received his Master’s Degree at Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
“My ultimate goal is to end poverty. I have seen what education did for me and I want to offer students in Stockton everything I had and give them the same opportunities I had,” said Superintendent John Ramirez Jr.
Mr. Ramirez has been serving as the Interim Superintendent since February. We now welcome his leadership as part of our mission to graduate every student college, career, and community ready. In doing so we lift all youth out of circumstances of poverty and scarcity.