Hillcrest Drive Elementary School

Community, Music Magnet and Dual Language School

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Principal's Message

Dear Hillcrest Drive Elementary Families,


I would like to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year! It is with great pride and excitement that I introduce myself as your new Principal at Hillcrest Drive Elementary School. I am honored and humbled to have this opportunity to lead a school community with such a rich history of excellence.


I have dedicated the last nineteen years of my career to the Los Angeles Unified School District. I have served in various capacities including classroom teacher, Title III Coach, Parent Educator Coach, Common Core Facilitator, and Assistant Principal. I have worked collaboratively with all members of the school and community to ensure that students receive the necessary tools and skills to be successful in school while preparing for college, careers, and life. I am passionate about offering all children a high-quality education and fostering an environment that is positive, safe, and student-centered. Children deserve to be a part of a school that challenges them academically, builds their character, and prepares them to be independent critical thinkers.


You have my commitment that I will do my very best to ensure that we continue to build upon the Hillcrest Drive tradition of excellence. I hope to achieve these goals with teachers, parents, and the community as our partners in education. I value the talents and knowledge you bring to our school and feel very strongly that your role is vital to the success of our students.


Throughout the school year, there will be many opportunities for you to be involved. I invite and encourage you to play an active part in the Hillcrest Drive Elementary family by getting involved to help all of our children thrive. I know that by working together, we can have a profound impact on the lives of every single student.


Please feel free to contact me throughout the year with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your child’s progress.


I look forward to having an amazing 2019-2020 school year!




Enriqueta Cabrera




Parent Letter - English/Spanish