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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

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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

After School Programs have Begun!

Click on the link below to access the after school flyers and enroll:

PeachJar    Forms are also available at the school's office.

Programs available are: Basketball, Creative Writing, Karate, Bricks for Kids, Yoga, CYT Drama, Ukuleke, Chess



News & Announcements

Restaurant Night at Pieology - Tues. 3/31
Join us at PIEOLOGY from 2-9 pm (2647 Gateway Rd, Suite 101 in Bressi Village). Good for take-out orders too! Present the flyer or show on mobile device. Thanks for your support! Continue
Posted by: Website Team
Published: 3/24/15

Solana Beach Attempted Child Abduction
On Monday, March 23, after school during student dismissal, a man came on the campus of Skyline Elementary in Solana Beach and attempted to abduct a 7-year-old female student. The child is safe and was not harmed. Staff members and parents witness... Continue
Posted by: Marjorie Giordani
Published: 3/24/15

Parent Teacher Conferences - Minimum Days March 19-27
The Spring Parent Teacher Conferences will beginMARCH 19th and end on MARCH 27th. Students from grades 1st through 5th will be dismissed at 1:35pm. Please pick up your children on time. Thank you

Transitional Kindergarten and Kinderga... Continue
Posted by: Silvia Clary
Published: 3/4/15

Registration for Enrollment for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
Registration for Enrollment for new incoming Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students will take place THURSDAY, MAY 7th from 2:00-4:00pm in the school's office.

Registration packets will be available at the office approximat... Continue
Posted by: Silvia Clary
Published: 3/4/15

New 1st through 5th Grade Students
Registration for Enrollment of 1st through 5th grade students will take place on THURSDAY, MAY 14 from 2:00-4:00pm in the school's office.


Enrollment packets will be available by approximately mid-April. Continue
Posted by: Silvia Clary
Published: 3/4/15

School Event Calendar

Today: 3/28/15


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University Tuesdays

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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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