1. What time does school begin?

a. You may begin dropping students off at 7:35 am if they are eating breakfast and 7:40 am if they are not. Students eating breakfast will enter through the cafeteria and students who are not will enter through their assigned grade level entrance. School starts at 8:00 am.

2. What are the school office hours?

a. Office hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (1530).

3. What do I need to do to register my child for school?

a. Please go online to our district website ( and click on the Registration tab to register.  You will need to provide current shot records, proof of age, and evidence of your child’s last dental exam and physical. Prior school records are helpful, but not required.

4. How can I contact my child’s teacher?

a.You may contact your child’s teacher by sending a note with your student, email, or by calling the front office.

b.Faculty emails are can be found here: Staff Directory

5. Can I bring a treat for my child’s birthday to the class?

a.Yes, but it must be store-bought. No home-baked goods may be brought in. Bite-sized treats work best for our students. Treat bags and party favors are also not allowed. Contact your child’s teacher to coordinate a time and the number of students in the class.

6. Do I need to call the school if my child is absent?

a.Yes. The state of California determines Excused or Unexcused absences.

7. What is the Attendance Office’s phone number?

a.You may speak with or leave a message for our attendance clerk Brenda Ruelas at (760) 386-1900 Ext. 2. She may also be reached by email at [email protected]

8. Who do I need to call to report an absence?

a. The Attendance Office. Please see the prior question for contact information.

9. If I take my child to the doctor, do I need to bring the Dr.’s note to school?

a. Yes. Please bring a note for all medical and dental appointments.

10. What do I need to do if I want to go on vacation during school days?

a. You can request a Short Term Independent Study. You must be out of school for at least three consecutive days. Call the Attendance office for more information.

11. How does a student qualify for an attendance award?

a. Every trimester attendance awards are given to students. A Perfect Attendance award means no absences, no tardies, no lates, and no early departures. An Outstanding Attendance award means no absences but up to 3 lates, tardies, or early departures combined.