FUSD Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
In honor of Fontana Unified School District's rich cultural diversity, join us as we celebrate
Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15.
FUSD celebrates all cultures – our students, families and employees represent
a diverse range of culture and heritage. In all, 33 languages other than English
are spoken in FUSD schools, representing the rich diversity of our community.
From September 15 through October 15 and throughout the year, join FUSD in celebrating the vibrant and historical tributes of
Latino heritage and culture during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Some facts about Latino heritage at FUSD:
- 87% percent of FUSD students are Hispanic/Latino
- Of our students that are English learners, more than 97% speak Spanish as their
In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson began Hispanic Heritage Week to celebrate Latinos, their culture, and history. It was expanded to a month-long celebration by President Ronald Reagan and enacted into law in 1988.