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Fast Facts About Mt. Diablo Unified School District

graduationMt. Diablo Unified (MDUSD), a K-12 district located  in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve more than 31,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco.  As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic communities, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. 


MDUSD offers award-winning, innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings; and regional magnet programs. MDUSD is pleased to offer the only International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Contra Costa County; efforts are underway to establish the program at the middle and elementary school levels. Our College Now program enables high school juniors and seniors to take college classes that allow them to meet high school graduation requirements while also earning college credits, one of only three such programs in the region.  The nationally-renowned Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program is in place districtwide.


Our highly-acclaimed Adult Education program helps more than 7,500 adults each year achieve education, employment, and personal goals with extensive course offerings for career and technical education, adult basic education, parent education, family literacy, citizenship, programs for adults with disabilities, and personal growth and enrichment. The district also offers a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program at more than 20 elementary school sites.  Learn more about us at MDUSD.ORG.

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masksMDUSD is the most competitive district in the region as far as total compensation packages. In addition to competitive benefit packages and salaries, Mt. Diablo also offers an unparalleled and fully-paid teacher induction program, offering teachers the opportunity to obtain a Clear Credential with personalized, one-to-one support from a highly-trained Peer Coach, extensive professional development, and regular opportunities for networking and collaboration with other new teachers.


Our workforce represents approximately 3,524 full and part-time employees, including:

  • 1,768 certificated teachers, librarians, psychologists, nurses, speech pathologists, and numerous Special Education positions both in the classroom and at the central office.
  • 1,553 classified employees, including instructional assistants, clerical workers, custodians,  bus drivers and mechanics, facility maintenance and operations, food service employees,  and central office staff.
  • 203 management personnel.


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  • Dr. Robert A. Martinez, Ed.D., Superintendent
  • Brian Lawrence, President, Board of Education
  • Debra Mason, Vice President, Board of Education
  • Joanne Durkee, member, Board of Education
  • Linda Mayo, member, Board of Education
  • Cherise Khaund, member, Board of Education