Mission Statement: The Mission of the Centralia School District is to produce self-confident, responsible learners who have mastered the skills in a balanced comprehensive curriculum, who find joy in learning and who are ready to advance to the next continuous stages of learning and living in the global society of today and tomorrow. About Us: Centralia School District is located in beautiful Southern California in the north part of Orange County. Orange County is located between Los Angeles and San Diego counties. Centralia School District was established in 1875 and was the first school district in California to provide free textbooks to students. Today, the district's nine elementary schools are in the neighboring cities of Buena Park, Anaheim, and La Palma. Enrollment is approximately 5,000 students.