Click bell schedule for a complete listing of school hours.

Parent Portal/Portal de Padres

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Parent Portal/Portal de Padres

Wellness Policy


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 and fundraisers meet or exceed state and federal nutrition standards. Nutrition education is provided as a part of the district’s health education program.  

Click "wellness" to learn more about healthy living!






The 2012-13 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook is now available online.  Printable PDF versions in both English and Spanish can be obtained by clicking on the links below.   A hardcopy of this document may also be obtained at your child's school site or through the district's main or ESS offices. 

Student/Parent Handbook (English)

Student/Parent Handbook (Spanish) 

Kinder Programs

Kindergarten.jpgThe Oceanside Unified School District offers several options for students to enroll in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs for the 2013-14 school year. 

Eleven sites offer full-day programs; five provide half-day offerings, while an additional five campuses will be home to the district's new transitional kindergarten classes.  School of Choice options are available for all of these programs.  Click OUSD Kinder for information and how to register. 

Bond Report

H 7.jpg Since 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


Welcome Laurel Families / Bienvenidos al año escolar.

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Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year at Laurel Elementary School. I would like to send a special welcome to all the new families joining our school this year. Our students are our first priority and we always put their needs first.

Below are a few reminders as we start the new school year:

  • Wednesdays are minimum days
  • Transitional kindergarten is dismissed at 12:15
  •  All other students grades Kindergarten through 5th are dismissed at 1:05pm
  • The front gate opens at 8:25 every day for breakfast and school starts at 8:55.

Bienvenidos al año escolar.  Les quería dar una especial bienvenida a todas las nuevas familias empezando nuestra escuela este año. Nuestros estudiantes son nuestra prioridad y siempre ponemos sus necesidades primero.


  • Los miércoles son días mínimos
  • El kínder de transición se despide a las 12:15
  • Todos los estudiantes de los grados kinder a 5 son despedidos a las 1:05 de la tarde
  • La puerta principal se abre a las 8:25 de la mañana todos los días para el desayuno y la escuela comienza a las 8:55 todo los días.


2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online

Handbook 2.JPGThe OUSD 2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook is now available for viewing online.  The handbook is available in both English and Spanish.  Parents can also download a PDF version of this guide.  Click Student/Parent Handbook to access this year’s guide. 

For questions regarding the handbook, please contact your child’s individual school site or our Education Support Services office at 760-966-4443.

LCAP Forums, Survey and Draft Plan

OUSD-LCAP Logo Web.jpgThe Oceanside Unified School District will host two Community Forums to gather input and provide information regarding the draft of the OUSD Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Parents and community members may attend one or both meetings. Click OUSD LCAP Survey to provide input online.

  • Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m., King Middle School
  • Thursday, May 8, 6 p.m., Lincoln Middle School

Click OUSD and LCAP to view the district's LCAP/LCFF general information page. The district’s final LCAP must be approved on or before July 1, 2014.

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oceanside (OUSD) presentará dos Foros Comunitarios para obtener comentarios y proporcionar información sobre el Plan de Control Local de Fondos y Rendimiento de Cuentas (LCAP). Los padres y miembros de la comunidad pueden asistir a una o ambas reuniones. Hagan clic en OUSD LCAP Encuesta para proporcionar sus comentarios en línea.

  • Jueves, 24 de abril, 6 p.m., King Middle School
  • Jueves, 8 de mayo, 6 p.m., Lincoln Middle School

Por favor, hagan clic en OUSD y LCAP para ver la página del distrito con información general. El plan LCAP final del distrito debe ser aprobado a más tardar el 1º de julio de 2014.

OUSD Migrant Program

The Oceanside Unified School District Migrant program will be facilitating a Parent Workshop for all our Spanish Speaking Parents. This 8 week workshop will take place at Oceanside High School beginning on March 31st at 6:30 with Dr. Beatriz Villarreal.

Green Oceanside, OUSD Teaming up for Annual Contest

GreenOceansideLogo_2.jpgEnvironmentally conscientious students are invited to use 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 creatively express through writing, song, video or art how our community can help improve and save the environment.

Recycling, preserving natural resources, water conservation and renewable energy are some of the many areas for students to focus their entries. Click Create to Educate for contest rules and details.

The City of Oceanside also encourages students, teachers and parents to take part in Earth Month 2014. Visit to learn more about activities and learning opportunities.  For further information, contact Oceanside Environmental Specialist Jenna Roripaugh, at or by calling 760-435-5828.

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 guidelines and deadlines for each option.

School of Choice -- January 6 through March 28

Interdistrict Transfers – January 6 through April 30

For further questions, please contact the OUSD Student Services Department at (760) 966-7802, or (760) 966-7849.


OUSD Vision Statement 2014-15

“The time we have with our kids will be effective and efficient, not wasting one minute, one second while we have them in our hands."

Welcome to Laurel Elementary School

1410 Laurel St.
Oceanside, CA  92058

(760) 966-4200 Office
(760) 966-1704 Fax

Principal: Freddie Chavarria

Common Core Parent Information

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 most significant change to classroom instruction since 1998,” when California first adopted its own academic standards.  Click the Common Core link above to learn more about the standards and how the Oceanside Unified School District is implementing Common Core in the classroom.

This Week


Kids First Initiative

Kids First web.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.  

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