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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


Summer Suggestions

Visit the District's website to find links to specific skills your child's teacher may have indicated should be practiced over the summer to be ready for the next grade level. Information on Type to Learn 4 is also available there.

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What is the Smarter Balanced Field Test?



Enrollment and Registration for grades Transitional Kindergarten to 5th Grade


Student enrollment packets (TK-5) for new residents will be available

and can be submitted at the District Office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

on the following dates:

          July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31

          August 5, 7, and 12 (last District Office date)


Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014, the elementary

school sites will be open to resume accepting new student enrollment packets.


School Office and Campus Closed for the Summer


The campus and the front office are currently closed for the summer.

The office is scheduled to re-open to the public on August 14th.

The first day of school is Tuesday, August 26th at 8:15am.



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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

New Student Enrollment for Fall 2014-15

First Day of Registration for Transitional Kinder and Kindergarten: May 1st 2:00-4:00pm

First Day of Registration for Grades 1-5: May 8th 2:00-4:00pm

  • Enrollment packets are available for pick-up in the school's front office

If you can’t attend registration day, you’re welcome to come to the office any other day between the hours of 9-11am or 3-4pm to submit new enrollment forms. All forms must be reviewed by the office at the time of submission.

Note: Photocopying will not be provided at time of enrollment. Incomplete packets will be returned if a copy or verification document is missing.

News & Announcements

Kindergarten/TK Swim Social
Come meet other incoming Kindergarteners and Transitional Kinder students before school starts! Parents, come meet other parents and have your questions about Poinsettia Elementary answered! Sunday, August 10 4-6 pm Waterworks Aquatics 2704 Gatewa... Continue
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Published: 7/23/14

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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 Needed

Poinsettia welcomes and encourages volunteers on campus! Please review our volunteer opportunities. Thank you in advance for your support! 

Volunteer Opportunities