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Health Services

Welcome to the Health Services Department!

The Health Services Department works to provide a safe and secure environment for students and staff through coordination of health services, wellness, programs, screenings and evaluations. Success in schools requires the enhancement and promotion of on joining optimal health and well-being. Consisting of a team of licenses and credentials School Nurses, Licensed LVN’s (provided by Orange County Department of Education) and Health Clerks, the Health Services Department of the Buena Park School District works with students, families and staff to provide a safe and healthy school environment. We are committed to continually strive for excellence, ensure educational achievement for each student and advocate health promotion and wellness.

What is a District School Nurse?

A District School Nurse specializes in nursing practice that advances the well-being, academic success, lifelong achievement, and overall health of students.  School nurses are responsible for identifying both actual and potential health problems, providing case management services, collaborating with educators, school officials, students, and families to ensure students respond positively to their environment and develop normal. The school nurse is a member of a unique discipline of professional nursing and is often the sole healthcare provider in an academic setting.  District School Nurses are required to have a Registered Nurse license, Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Public Health Nurse license, and School Nurse Credential.


Claire is a registered nurse with a bachelors degree in nursing. Nurse Goodman has been with BPSD for three years enjoys working in our elementary and secondary schools. She loves working with youth and families to support the health, wellness and safety of our families. Nurse Goodman enjoys dancing and gardening with her family. 

Claire Goodman Profile Pic


Claire Goodman, BSN, RN, PHN
Credentialed School Nurse
Contact Info:
Ph: 714-521-9770



Meet our OC Department of Education LVN Support
(Coming Soon!)


Meet our Site Health Clerk Team

School Name Phone Ext
Arthur F. Corey Elementary School Carmen Sandoval (714) 522-8389 2092
Buena Park Learning Center Jennifer Garcia (714) 994-9381 5092
Buena Park Middle School Cassandra Enriquez-Ortiz (714) 522-8491 7092
Carl E. Gilbert Elementary School Alexandra Rodriguez (714) 522-7281 4092
Charles G. Emery Elementary School Jazmin Soriano (714) 521-5134 3092
Gordon H. Beatty Middle School Gina Schlichting (714) 523-1160 1092
James A. Whitaker Elementary School Health Clerk (714) 521-9770 6092
Mabel L. Pendleton Elementary School Daniela Pineda (714) 521-8568 5092

Policy and Guidelines for Parents/ Guardians

Local Resources:

Behavioral Health Resources for Children and Youth

OC Health Care Agency - Nutrition Information

Giving Children Hope – Food Bank

Immunization Clinic (free and low-cost vaccines)

Vista Community Clinic – The Gary Center Dental Clinic (Fees based on income sliding scale)

Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County

Hurtt Family Health Clinic – Medical, Dental, Vision, Mental Health, Chiropractic, and health education.  (Low cost clinic)