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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

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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 will be available by May 5th

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

$25 Legoland Tickets - On Sale Now - Celebrate Carlsbad Day is May 4th!
"Celebrate Carlsbad Day" at LEGOLAND is on Sunday, May 4th! Tickets are on sale every day before and during school hours from Sylvia or Megan in the front office. Cash, check or credit accepted. Amy Keller and Laura Bodensteiner can answ... Continue
Posted by: Poinsettia Webmaster
Published: 4/1/14

Smarter Balanced Field Test (SBFT) April 14th – May 9th. (3rd-5th Grade)
All 3rd-5th graders will take the Smarter Balanced Field Test (SBFT) between April 14th – May 9th.  This is a test to test the test and it will closely mimic the real Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) in 2015. This new test is based on... Continue
Posted by: Poinsettia Webmaster
Published: 3/25/14

Congratulations Poinsettia! The CBEE Honor Roll School for 2013
The California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE), has named Poinsettia Elementary an Honor Roll School for 2013 for its the outstanding success it has made in raising student academic achievement. After an extensive analysis of student achi... Continue
Posted by: Poinsettia Webmaster
Published: 3/1/14


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Today: 4/19/14

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