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Suicide Hotlines

Help.jpgTalk of suicide is always a serious situation. For assistance with a friend or family member struggling with mental health issues, call one of the following numbers immediately.

California Youth Crisis Line:
Crisis Hotline:

National Suicide Prevention:

Click Aid Life for more information on warning signs and how to help.

2014-15 Calendar

Calendar.jpgThe OUSD Board of Education has approved the 2014-15 school year calendar. Click 2014-15 Calendar to view and/or print the PDF version of this document.

Please note that the first day of class for the 2014-15 school year will be Monday, August 18.

"K" Programs


To learn more about kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs in the OUSD, click OUSD Kinder.

Bond Report

H 7.jpgSince the passing of Proposition H in June 2008, the Oceanside Unified School District has used funds from the $195 million bond measure to rebuild seven new schools, as well as refurbish the ...more

Free Tutoring

tutor1_1_.jpg Supplemental Educational Services (SES) in the areas of English/Language Arts and math will be offered to OUSD students who qualify for this assistance. In order to take part in the free tutoring ...more

ALC Program

ALC.jpgA new alternative learning center for high school students is now in place on the campus of Ocean Shores High School. The center provides a new path for students needing a different course of ...more


Gear Up.jpg GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federal partnership grant awarded to MiraCosta College, in partnership with the Oceanside Unified School District. The ...more

Dual Language

Reynolds Dual.jpgA new Two-Way Spanish Immersion Program will be available at Reynolds Elementary School beginning this fall. This unique language-oriented program is designed to build fluency in both Spanish and ...more

Adult Ed

The Adult Education Program of the Oceanside Unified School District is providing free classes for individuals looking to learn English as a second language, or those wishing to become U.S. citizens.  Free child care is provided for those attending classes.  Click Class Schedule for a listing of classes and locations.  For more information, call 760-966-4444.



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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 ...more

New Superintendent, Dr. Duane Coleman, a Product of Oceanside Unified

Duane.JPGDr. Duane Coleman has been named the next Superintendent of the Oceanside Unified School District. The OUSD Board of Education will officially appoint Dr. Coleman to the post at the next regularly ...more



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Scroll down to read more on the following OUSD news items.

ECHS Dance Team

Board Meeting April 22

Zero Waste Program

Laurel Hall of Fame

Teachers of the Year

Scholars for Tomorrow

Classified Employees of the Year

Ivey Ranch Wins Award

Laptop Scholarship Opportunity

Kinder and Transitional K Programs

School of Choice

Financial Aid Workshops



ECHS Dancers Place Fifth at National Competition

ECHS Dance.jpgCompeting against dancers from more than 200 high schools nationwide, the El Camino High School Dance team placed fifth overall in the recent USA National Dance competition.   The team is the first from ECHS to represent the Wildcats at the national competition. 

Exclusively dedicating themselves to representing the school’s dance program, each of the team’s five members maintains a grade point average of at least 3.3.  The team is led by advisor Natalie Daniels.   

Board of Education Meeting Tuesday, April 22

Board Logo 007.jpgThe OUSD Board of Education will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in the district board room, 2111 Mission Ave.  The meeting is open to the public and provides an opportunity for public comment.

Due to the spring break holiday, this will be the only meeting for the month of April.

For questions about the board agenda or meetings, please contact Ann Givens, Office of the Superintendent, at agivens@oside.us or call 760-966-4006.

Zero Waste Program Kicks Off at Palmquist Elementary School

Green Team.JPG Green Team members from Palmquist ES, with help from Lincoln MS Panthers for the Planet, showed off their environmental awareness Friday with a Zero Waste celebration. Students and staff from both ...more

Laurel Hall of Fame Adds Three New Members

Laurel HOF Web.JPG Three former Lions were added to the prestigious Laurel Elementary School Hall of Fame during the 33 rd annual induction ceremony held Friday. This year’s honorees include: Sergio Cabrera, a US ...more

Teachers of the Year for 2014 Announced!

TOY Collage.jpgCongratulations to Jennifer Hamby and Melanie Nance, who have been selected as OUSD Teachers of the Year for 2014. Mrs. Hamby teaches a 4/5 combo class at Ivey Ranch, while Mrs. Nance serves as a ...more

Scholars for Tomorrow Take Home Big Bucks

Nearly $1,100 was awarded to a group of OUSD fourth grade students who participated in this year’s “Scholars for Tomorrow” Essay and Model Building contests sponsored by the Mission San Luis Rey.   Winners and their teachers and parents were honored during a celebration at the Mission this past Wednesday. Mission Winners Web.JPG

Essay Winners:  $100 Grand Prize, Simon Atkisson, Palmquist ES; $75 Second Place, Gabriel Pack, Garrison ES; and Melissa Tsaowimonsiri, 3rd Place $50, McAuliffe ES.

Mission Winners: $100 Grand Prize, David Vasquez, Mission ES; $75 Second Place, Amelia Drew, South O. ES; $50 Dane Adams, Santa Margarita ES; and $25 Fourth Place, Maya Juache, Mission ES.

District Announces 2014 Classified Employees of the Year

CEOY Collage.jpgCongratulations to Annie Donner and Michel K’dudo, who have been selected as OUSD Classified Employees of the Year for 2014. Each honoree received a surprise visit from Superintendent Perondi this ...more

Business Award for Ivey Ranch Students and Staff

2013-HonorRoll-logo-small.jpgIvey Ranch Elementary School has been named a 2013 California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School. Sites are recognized for raising their efforts in helping students to achieve ...more


Welcome to the Oceanside Unified School District

District Office
 2111 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA  92058
(760) 966-4000


District Administration

Mr. Larry Perondi

Associate Superintendent of Business
Dr. Luis Ibarra

Associate Superintendent 
Educational Services

Dr. Duane Coleman

Associate Superintendent of Human Resources
Dr. Shelly Morr  

Common Core State Standards Information for Parents

CommonCoreLogo-color2.jpgCalifornia 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 ...more

"Balance" – Key of the Month for April

balance.jpgContinuing to emphasize the development and importance of character education for all students and staff, OUSD will focus on "Balance" as the Key of the Month for April. Click 8 Keys Monthly Guide fo ...more

Kids First Initiative

Copy of Kids First logo x600px.jpgThe 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. 

Superintendent's Fall 2013 Newsletter







Learn more about many of the exciting happenings taking place in the Oceanside Unified School District!  Click Perondi's Ponderings to access the Fall 2013 edition of the newsletter.

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School of Choice and Interdistrict Transfer Options for 2014-15

choice.jpgApplications for School of Choice and requests for Interdistrict Transfer for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted beginning January 6. Please use the following links to carefully review the ...more

Financial Aid Workshops

financial-aid-101.jpgA series of free workshops to assist students and parents with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application will be held at both El Camino and Oceanside High schools. Click OHS or E ...more

OUSD and Oceanside Going Green

GreenOceansideLogo_2.jpgEnvironmentally conscientious students can utilize their creative talents in this year’s City of Oceanside “Create to Educate” performance art contest. All students in grades 1-12 are eligible to ...more

Wildcat Foundation at ECHS

The El Camino High School Wildcat Foundation provides assistance to EC students and staff in a variety of ways.  Click Wildcat Foundation to learn more about the organization, alumni news, upcoming events and how to get involved.

Oceanside High School Foundation/Alumni Association

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The OHS Foundation/Alumni Association serves as a liaison and data base for alumni and their respective classes.  The foundation helps provide funds for a variety of OHS activities and events.  Click OHS Foundation to learn more about the group or to make a contribution

Transcript Requests

Transcripts.jpgIndividuals seeking transcripts from the Oceanside Unified School District can order them electronically. Click here to order Transcript/Record Request