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."
New Family Survey
Parents of families new to the Oceanside Unified School District, including those who have come to the district during the past three years, are encouraged to take a short survey to share their experiences on being welcomed to OUSD. Your opinions, concerns and suggestions will be greatly appreciated and helpful to the district. Simply click Welcoming Parents Survey to share your thoughts.
Encuesta sobre Bienvenida a las Nuevas Familias
A los padres de las familias nuevas al Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside (OUSD), incluidos los que llegaron al distrito durante los últimos tres años, se les anima a participar en una breve encuesta para compartir sus experiencias sobre su bienvenida al distrito OUSD. Sus opiniones, inquietudes y sugerencias serán sumamente apreciadas y útiles para el distrito. Para participar simplemente hagan clic en Encuesta sobre bienvenida a los padres de familia.
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.
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
Lockdown Drill was Held Oct 16
In conjunction with Oceanside Police Department and Oceanside Unified School District, we held a lockdown drill on Thursday, Oct 16 from 9:19am to 9:40am. All staff and students did an excellent job. We hold these drills to prepare staff and students for a real emergency. If you have any questions, please call the school at 760-435-2100.
Nov 12 - Chili's Fundraiser for 5th Grade Camp (Vista Way)
Nov 13 - ELAC Parent Meeting, 8am, Conference Room
Nov 14 - Pride Assembly, 2pm
Nov 14 - PTO Catalog Fundraiser begins
Nov 19 - Student of the Month
Nov 19 - PTO Meeting, 6:30pm, Library
Nov 21 - Green Team Meeting
Nov 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Break
Dec 1 - 8 - Parent/Teacher Conferences, Minimum Days each day, Dismissal 12:25pm
Dec 10 - PTO Meeting, 6:30pm, Library
Dec 17 - Winter Holiday Show and Bazar, 5pm, MPR (Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer)
Dec 22 - Jan 2 - Winter Break
Impact Aid Survey Cards Help Benefit District
This important survey is used to determine the number of parents in our district who work or live on federal property. The federal government provides funds to the Oceanside Unified School District based on the results of this survey.
Examples of federal property include: all military bases (Camp Pendleton, MCRD, Miramar, etc.), Indian tribal lands (including casinos), immigration offices, homeland security offices, FBI buildings, farm land on federal property, border patrol offices and federal subsidized housing.
For questions or further information, please call 760-966-4012.
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 email@example.com. 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.
2014-15 afterschool program
South Oceanside Elementary
2014-2015 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
2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2014-15 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!