Board Of Education

Contacting the Board of Education

The Board of Education is composed of five elected members and two appointed student non-voting member. The Board is the policy-making body and the official representative of the people for kindergarten through twelfth grade public education in Claremont. Elected Board members serve four year terms and the student member serves a one-year term. They must be qualified electors residing within the boundaries of the school district. Elections are held biennially. Three Board members are elected one year. Two years later, two other Board members are elected. The student members are appointed by the Board each year.

Board Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. The regular public session begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Richard S. Kirkendall Education Center Board Room.

Richard S. Kirkendall Education Center
170 W San Jose Ave
Claremont, CA 91711

You may call (909) 398-0609, x70102, for specific dates and times.

Your input and comments are valued. You may email the Claremont Board of Education at

You may also contact board members individually:


This page was last updated December 13, 2013

For further information contact:

James Elsasser, Ed.D.


170 W San Jose Ave, 3rd Floor

Claremont, CA 91711

Telephone: (909) 398-0609 x.70101

FAX: (909) 398-0690


Liz Jefferson

Administrative Assistant to Superintendent

(909) 398-0609 x.70102