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Eddie Gorton

Edward Gorton



Sandra Riggs




Dana Stephens 





Sylvia Rodriguez




Linda Palacios


Main Office

Contact Information

The Main Office is located at the NEW Colfax Avenue entrance of the school.


Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday


Colfax Charter Elementary School
4935 Colfax Avenue
Valley Village, California 91601
(818) 761-5115 ph  |  (818) 985-6017 fx


The Colfax Charter Main Office is a hub of parent, student and event information. Our goal is to provide you an accurate, friendly and timely service. You can support Colfax by following the procedures below and using the 'Colfax Connection' weekly email to obtain information. Thank you for your cooperation. 




School Hours

"If you're here by 8, you won't be late!"

All Grades: 8:05am Line-Up Bell; 2:33pm Dismissal

Tuesday Dismissal: 1:33pm

Minimum Day Dismissal: 12:50pm


Classroom Interruptions

Classroom interruptions are kept to a minimum. Please plan ahead in order to limit interruptions to the Main Office. Ask your child to check the Main Office for lunch or materials if that is your plan. Classrooms will not be called or interrupted for lunch and message deliveries. 



All visitors coming on campus, including parents, must enter through the Main Office, sign the Visitor’s Log and obtain a Visitor’s badge. All visitors must state their business and obtain the permission of the Principal to be on campus. If you would like to conference with your student's teacher, please schedule an appointment before or after school.

Currently, due to COVID-19 safety protocols, only volunteers with approved LAUSD volunteer clearance will be allowed on campus during the school day. All volunteers must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.



Please see the ENROLLMENT section of this website for detailed enrollment information.




Admin and Office Staff
The Colfax Office: Sandra Riggs (APEIS), Eddie Gorton (Principal), Dana Stephens (Coordinator), Sylvia Rodriguez (SAA) & Linda Palacios (Office Tech)



Office Staff Directory
  Edward Gorton Principal
  Linda Palacios Staff
  Sandra Riggs Assistant Principal
  Sylvia Rodriguez (818) 761-5115 Staff
  Dana Stephens Coordinator