Office of the Superintendent
Hello Stockton Unified Community,
My name is John Ramirez Jr. and it is my honor to serve you as the Interim Superintendent of Stockton Unified School District.
I began my work experience at six years old in the strawberry fields of Salinas, California. As a child, I was excited and proud to help support my family. During this time, I realized receiving an education was the solution to providing the support that I was so eager to give. It is with this drive and tenacity that I continued my education at both Santa Clara and Harvard Universities. During my leadership career, I was chosen to lead in the community that I grew up in and my aim is to lead with the same dedication in Stockton. I will diligently work to make sure every Stockton Unified School District student is given the same opportunity that I had.
While we are living in unprecedented times, I want to personally assure you that the district is doing everything within its power for a safe return to school. All 56 school sites have undergone safety and sanitation protocols. We are currently working on transportation schedules, meal distribution, developing plans for in-person, live instruction, and continuing with distance-learning for those who choose this option. We do not have a firm opening date yet, but we are working diligently to open as soon as possible. As soon as we have a return to school date, we will communicate this with you via email, our district website, district social media outlets, and by phone.
I look forward to moving our district forward and becoming educational pioneers while we navigate this pandemic. I am humbled to serve you as the Interim Superintendent of Stockton Unified School District.
John Ramirez, Jr.
Stockton Unified School District