Superintendent’s Vision Statement
“The time we have with our kids will be effective and efficient, not wasting one minute, one second while we have them in our hands."
OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination
The local educational agency (LEA) adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Measles information for parents
The San Diego County Office of Health and Human Services has verified several reported cases of measles throughout the county. Please know that NO cases of this highly contagious viral infection have been reported in the Oceanside Unified School District.
Click Measles Information to learn more about what you can to help prevent the spread of this condition, and what to do should you suspect your child or some other person in your family or household may have symptoms of measles. In the event of any reported cases in our district, you will be informed. Visit Centers for Disease Control for further information.
Peachjar E-Flyer Service
OUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers. Click South Oceanside School Peachjar to view school-site flyers.
To learn more about Peachjar, visit OUSD Peachjar e-flyers. The OUSD Peachjar program will become live as of Wednesday, October 16.
Hello Danny Di Mento!
A big thank you to you and Buena Vista Landscape for improving our irrigation system. Our wintertime crops will thrive as a result of your help!
Thank you do much for your support,
The staff and students at South O thank you!!!
NORTH COASTAl CONSORTIUM FOR special education
5-Star Gifted and Talented Award for OUSD
The California Association for the Gifted and Talented (CAG) has recognized the Oceanside Unified School District as one of only five districts in the state to receive the group’s 5-Star Award. The district will receive the award at the CAG Annual Conference, February 15 in Anaheim.
CAG is comprised of educators, parents and community members dedicated to meeting the unique academic, social and emotional needs of gifted and talented students. Established in 1966, CAG is one of the nation’s largest state advocacy groups of its kind.
preschool registration flier
Look under "Kids Page" and
'Websites for Kids" for
some great links to fun websites.
what's cool at our school
First Day of School
August 17 8:15 am
Welcome Back!! :)
August 14 - Kindergarten Orientation, 5:30pm, MPR
- Kindergarten Round-Up, 6:15pm, K Area
- Ice Cream Social, 6:15pm, Lunch Area
- Class lists will be posted with your child's name and teacher
August 17 - First Day of School, 8:15am
September 1 - Fall Picture Day
September 7 - Labor Day, No School
September 9 - Back to School Night, 6pm
September 11 - Pride Assembly
September 15 - Minimum Day, Dismissal 12:25pm for all students
September 30 - Student of the Month Assembly, by invitation
LCAP Survey for Parents, Staff and Community Members
A short survey to solicit community and staff input as the district works to finalize this year’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is being offered by the Oceanside Unified School District. To provide input, please Click LCAP Survey to share your thoughts on how OUSD can best utilize state funding to serve the needs of all children attending schools in the district.
The LCAP is used to help tie the district’s annual budget to goals for making academic improvements. It is an important part of the state’s required Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), which was established in 2013. The short survey will be available online through Friday, May 22.
Encuesta LCAP para los Padres, el Personal y los Miembros de la Comunidad
El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside está realizando una encuesta sencilla para solicitar las opiniones o comentarios de la comunidad y el personal escolar a medida que el distrito trabaja en finalizar el Plan de Control Local y Rendimiento de Cuentas (LCAP) de este año. Para hacer aportaciones, por favor haga clic en la Encuesta LCAP para compartir sus ideas sobre cómo el distrito OUSD puede utilizar mejor los fondos estatales para satisfacer las necesidades de todos los estudiantes que asisten a las escuelas del distrito.
El plan LCAP se usa para ayudar a alinear el presupuesto anual del distrito con las metas para mejorar el desempeño académico. Es una parte importante de la Fórmula de Control Local de Financiación (LCFF), la cual fue establecida en 2013. Esta breve encuesta estará disponible en línea hasta el viernes, 22 de mayo.
ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents
A new ParentLink App for smart phones is now available to OUSD parents. The App aims to provide and improve all avenues of district and student communication and information for parents. Watch the video below.
ParentLink’s easy-to-use App provides emergency messaging, custom messages and language translation. Parents can now get OUSD information when they need it.
OUSD Parents using the district’s Aeries portal will be receiving an e-mail with instructions on how to download the App. For more information, please see the district website at http://www.oside.us/parentlink.
ParentLink App Demonstration Video
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Amended Policy on Clearing Absences
The Board of Education amended administration regulation 5113(a). The policy now reads, "Absences must be cleared within 5 school days after the student returns to school." This can be done with a note or a phone call to our attendance line at 760-435-2100. Thank you
The Green Team
We are looking for interested parents to volunteer to support the zero waste program at South Oceanside. Parents are need to help students during snack and lunch sort their waste into the correct barrels. If you are able to volunteer, please contact Melissa Betz via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers are needed Monday - Friday during both snack and lunch. You can volunteer once, weekly, or monthly.
Common Core State Standards
California is one of 45 states nationwide to adopt the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/Language Arts and mathematics. This shift in teaching has been characterized by some as “the most significant change to classroom instruction since 1998,” when California first adopted its own academic standards. Click here to learn more about the standards and how the Oceanside Unified School District is implementing Common Core in the classroom.
2015-2016 afterschool program
South Oceanside Elementary
2015-2016 Afterschool Program
2:55 pm to 6:00 pm (Wednesday 12:25 pm to 6:00 pm)
$210/ Month * * August $94, June $31
Day Drop In: $10/day Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - $15/Wednesday Only
Academic Enrichment & Support * Inside & Outside Group Activities * Peer Interaction & Team Building * Positive Social Skills * Expressive Art Programs * Focus on Math & Literacy * Healthy Habits Fitness Recreation * Boys & Girls Club Nat’l Programs
Please pick up your students promptly after school
Gates open at 7:45 am.
School starts at 8:15 am
Dismissal is at 2:55 pm and 12:25 pm on Wednesdays
Office closes at 3:15 pm
Welcome to South Oceanside Elementary School
1806 S. Horne St.
(760) 435-2100 Office
2015-16 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2015-16 Student/Parent Handbook is now available for viewing online. The handbook is available in both English and Spanish. Parents can also download a PDF version of this guide. Click English Student/Parent Handbook or Spanish Student/Parent Handbook to access this year’s guide.
For questions regarding the handbook, please contact your child’s individual school site or our Education Support Services office at 760-966-4443.
Teacher wish lists
Kids First Initiative and the 8 Keys of Excellence
The OUSD Kids First initiative is off and running. Click Kids First to view the 8 Keys of Excellence, watch student videos and to learn more about this life-changing project and how you can get involved as a partner with the district.
The OUSD Student Wellness Policy focuses on nutrition and physical education.
Foods and beverages sold to students through the district’s child nutrition program, student stores, vending machines and fundraisers meet or exceed state and federal nutrition standards. Nutrition education is provided as a part of the district’s health education program.
Click "wellness" to learn more about healthy living!