Luis Rankins-Ibarra

Superintendent of Schools

Escondido Union School District

Dr. Ibarra has completed his eighth year as the Superintendent of the Escondido Union School District. With over 31 years of school district experience, Dr. Ibarra is the Chief Executive Officer of the District, which serves approximately 15,000 students in Preschool to eighth grade, and employs over 1,500 employees, making EUSD the second largest employer in the City of Escondido. During Dr. Ibarra’s career he has been a teacher, principal, district office official in human resources and business services prior to being selected as the superintendent.Dr. Ibarra completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of California, San Diego and California State University, San Marcos in 2008. He earned his Master’s in Educational Administration from Azusa Pacific University in 1995, and finished his undergraduate studies with a BA in Liberal Arts from California State University, San Bernardino in 1990.