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California Elementary School

Newport-Mesa Unified School District

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    Office Hours

    Closed for the Summer
    Reopens July 28, 2021


    Please call the California School attendance line, 714-424-4712, when your child is absent from school.

    Tech Support

    For Parents/Students

    Fireworks Fundraiser

    TNT Fireworks Stand
    California Elementary (CSEF) & TeWinkle (PTA)
    Fireworks Stand

    July 1 - July 3 | 9:00am- 9:00pm
    July 4 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Rite Aid Parking Lot
    3029 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa

    (Harbor & Nutmeg)

    Volunteers are needed to unload the delivery, set up, and sell/restock fireworks. Sign up for a shift or two today! Visit our Online Sign-Up Sheets to view the available volunteer opportunities.

    Fireworks Flyer PDF

    Questions? Contact Derek Smith at

    Cougar Communications

    View the latest communication sent via email from the principal to our California Elementary Families.

    June 11, 2021

    Don't miss out on informative communications being sent from the principal via email. Please visit the Aeries Parent Portal to update your contact information.


    California Distinguished School Logo
    ERP Honor Roll 2019-2020 Logo
    Recognized Since 2016

    Important Dates

    August 23, 2021
    First Day of School


    California Elementary School

    About Us

    California Elementary School welcomes all families and students to our learning community. The staff at California Elementary is dedicated to providing a quality education for every child in our school. We believe that all students can achieve success through a supportive, nurturing and rigorous academic curriculum. We are extremely dedicated to the success of all students and are excited about our continued partnership between our staff and our families.