Northwood Elementary School is an award-winning school in the Irvine Unified School District located in Irvine, California.  Northwood Elementary serves a richly diverse student population of 654 kindergarten through sixth grade students in the heart of suburban Orange County.  Northwood Elementary became a California Distinguished School in 2002. In 2008, the U.S. Department of Education awarded Northwood Elementary the prestigious Blue Ribbon Award for its high academic performance.  These accolades are a testimony to the devotion of the school’s talented teachers, diligent students, supportive families, and caring community.