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Poinsettia Elementary

2445 Mica Road

Carlsbad, CA 92009

Phone (760) 331-6500

Fax (760) 930-6005

Office Hours 7:45AM - 4:00PM 

Attendance: (760) 331-6570


2015-2016 Open Enrollment/Intradistrict Transfer

Elementary and Middle School Window:

January 1, 2015 – March 31, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.

More details and transfer application at



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Speak Up 2014
National Online Survey
Open Oct. 2nd-Dec. 20th

Campus Reminders

• No dogs on campus.

• Check the lost and found!

• If phone number or address changes, notify the front office.

• The drop-off car lane is a thru lane for drop-off/pick-up ONLY. NO PARKING. View Map

Volunteers Wanted

Poinsettia welcomes and encourages volunteers on campus! 

How to become a volunteer at Poinsettia Elementary School

1. Download, print and fill out the

Volunteer Packet

2. Attach a copy of your current TB test and driver's license

3. Turn completed packet to your student's teacher(s).

Thank you in advance for your support! 

Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to Poinsettia Elementary School. At PES our Panthers are proud to be a part of the Carlsbad community. Our dedicated teachers, staff and parent volunteers are passionate about your child's education. Our focus is the whole child. We believe in academic rigor as well as creative expression, social responsibility and environmental awareness. Our goal is to make Poinsettia Elementary the best education possible for your child.  Thank you for choosing to be a part of Poinsettia Elementary. - Marjorie Giordani, Principal

2015-2016 Residency Verification for RETURNING students ONLY

The Residency Verification for RETURNING students Grades K - 5th is scheduled at the school's front office as follows:


Tuesday, August 25th and Wednesday, August 26th 8:00am to 12:00pm and Thursday, August 27th 12:00 to 4:00pm.


Required Completed Documents:

Annual Residency Verification Form, Residency Declaration Form, Signature Verification Page, Emergency Information Card


Current (within 30 days) SDGE billCurrent Water Bill ORIGINAL and a Copy. The original will be returned to you. We will NOT make copies. (If you don't pay for water, bring a current lease agreement) and personal identification. 


Paste this link on your browser for more information. http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/online-enrl


You should have received two emails from the district office with clear details on how to enroll in the Parent Portal and what you need for the Residency Verification/Registration.

Any questions, please call the school's office at (760) 331-6500.



NEW Incoming Student's Registration Procedures for the 2015-2016 School Year

Registration for all NEW incoming students for the 2015-2016 academic year is now ONLINE. Please follow the procedures noted below to begin:


1.Go to CUSD Website: http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/


2. Go under Parent Resources Tab and Click on 2015/16 Online Enrollment/Registration

3. Under New Students:

Step 1- Online Enrollment – Click on link: CUSD Enrollment Process – New Students




5. To begin registration:

Step 1- Click on link: Aeries AIR Online Enrollment

          (please note: there is an option at the bottom right hand corner to view in Spanish if needed)


6. Once you are finished entering all the required information about your child, make sure you print out the Enrollment Confirmation Packet AND the documents listed at the bottom on the signature sheet.

Annual Residency Verification (bring 2 proofs of residency) SDGE, Water, Lease

Residency Declaration

Emergency Information Form

Signature Verificaiton Page

Original Birth Certificate and a Copy

Immunization Card and a Copy

ID Card


Please see the following link on the CUSD website for all the documents that you will need to bring to us in order to finalize your registration: https://cusd-ca.schoolloop.com/req-docs-new


* * * The office will not be able to make photocopies * * *

Social Meet and Greet for NEW Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Students

Come meet your teacher and your new school mates at the social for new incoming Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and First grade students. 


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten

2:00 to 2:30pm in the Kindergarten Playground


First Grade

2:30 - 3:00pm in your new teacher's classroom

(class list will be posted outside the office)


News & Announcements

Back to School Night
Thursday September 3rd is Back to School Night.  

TK-K 5:00 - 5:30

1st Grade - 5:30 - 6:00

2nd and 3rd Grades - 6:00 - 6:30

4th and 5th Grade - 6:30 - 7:00 Continue
Posted by: Marjorie Giordani
Published: 8/21/15

School Event Calendar

Today: 9/2/15
8:15 AM First Day of School


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Poinsettia Elementary School is preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society with the AVID program (acceleration via inquiry & determination). Wear your college gear on Tuesdays! And don't forget about Spirit Fridays... wear your PES spirit wear every Friday.

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