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Annual Bond Report
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
Ivey Ranch PTO Homepage: Click here
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.
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Click the following link for information on Ivey Ranch's rules, expectations, and policies: Ivey's Handbook
WEDNESDAYS: Volunteers will collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles (no glass, cardboard or milk jugs) at the back gate and at the top of the drop-off driveway from 8:30 - 9:00. Items should be bagged in plastic bags.
Students are encouraged to pack a zero waste lunch on Wednesdays.
Stay on track for the school year with all the necessary school supplies.
The 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.
At Ivey Ranch, the safety and health of our students is our top priority. As a staff, we work hard and are vigilant about rules and procedures to keep all students safe. We have procedures for ...more
Superintendent Honors Ivey Ranch Student Sarah Jones
Ivey Ranch Elementary fifth grade student Sarah Jones was presented with the Superintendent’s Strength, Courage and Conviction Award during a recent meeting with OUSD Superintendent Larry Perondi. Accompanied by her mother, she was invited to meet the Superintendent for some one-on-one time at the district office.
Sarah was presented a plaque and recognized for remaining “true to her convictions” for bringing a spelling bee judging error to the attention of district administrators. Congratulations to Sarah for demonstrating “Commitment” and for “Speaking with Good Purpose,” two of the district’s most widely emphasized 8 Keys of Excellence.
Chamber Honors Principal Legg as Administrator of the Year
Recognized for their unwavering commitment to public education, ECHS Guidance Tech Laura Bunzli, Jefferson MS Teacher Linda Kallas and Ivey Ranch Principal Duane Legg have been named OUSD Employees of the Year by the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. The Big Three were honored Thursday evening during the chamber’s sixth annual Excellence in Education Awards dinner and auction at the El Camino Country Club.
The chamber selected one winner from each of the district’s three respective employment groups. Bunzli oversees the ECHS college/career center, while Kallas teaches art at Jefferson MS. Mr. Legg has helped Ivey Ranch become the first OUSD school to crack 900 on the state’s Academic Performance Index (API).
Funds raised help provide scholarships for local students and grans for projects implemented by classroom teachers.
Pictured: (L-R) Laura Bunzli, Principal Duane Legg and Linda Kallas
School of Choice and Interdistrict Transfer Options for 2014-15
Applications 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.
For further questions, please contact the OUSD Student Services Department at (760) 966-7802, or (760) 966-7849.
Photos from a Surprise Assembly for Mr. Legg
“Speak Up” Survey for Parents & Students
“Speak Up” is the annual research project that collects and reports on the views of K-12 students, teachers, administrators and parents on 21st century education and technology. Speak Up provides a unique way for the ideas and opinions of our stakeholders to have an impact on state level initiatives and in federal policies and programs.
For student surveys, please use the following password: OUSD.
The survey is conducted by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit group. Survey results are shared with the U.S. Congress, Department of Education, other federal agencies and policy research groups and associations. The online surveys are open for input through December 20. Click “Speak UP” to take the free survey.
A fabulous day for fourth grade scientists at Ivey Ranch!
WOW! Ivey's API is now 918
The Best First Day of School!
Coyote Lunch Bunch November 2013
The Coyote Lunch Bunch honors students of the month for each classroom. Students are treated to a pizza lunch with the Principal. We are so proud of our AWESOME students!
Key of the Month
Continuing to emphasize the development and importance of character education for all students and staff, OUSD will focus on the key, “This is It,” as September’s 8 Keys of Excellence key of the month.
“This is It” zeroes in on making the most of every moment life has to offer, and focusing one’s attention on the present in order to move forward in life. It’s all about maintaining a positive attitude!
Holiday Store Shopping Schedule
Welcome to Ivey Ranch Elementary School
The Uniform Exchange is open!
Girl Scout Troop 1424 is collecting gently used uniforms in the box in our office.
To report your child absent call or email anytime
(760) 967-8449 our attendance only phone line
To email your child's attendance click here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Common Core Parent Information
California 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.
Principal's Phone Messages
Read the most recent phone message from Ivey Ranch Elementary School.
Dropoff & Dismissal
Safety First, Convenience Second!
Procedures for drop off and dismissal:
Uniforms at Ivey Ranch
Ivey Ranch is a uniform school, meaning all children are expected to be in uniform consisting of navy blue or white shirt, and khaki/tan or navy blue bottoms. Friday, classroom Spirit wear competitions allows for spirit shirts with jeans.
Please call the office at 760-967-9720 if you are have any questions regarding our uniform 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!
ST Math is open for Tablets!
Get ready to solve simple and complex math problems and see JiJi make the move across the screen. To use ST Math at home on a tablet (iPad, Fire, or 7" tablet) follow the easy instructions here.
Study Island offers rigorous content built from the California Content and Common Core Standards.
Go to Students, then Websites for Practice for more information. If you know your login name and password, click here.
Try these practice keyboarding sites to help students increase skill and speed on a keyboard. The first game Dance Mat Typing comes recommended by parents.