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Pauma Elementary School

Valley Center - Pauma Unified School District

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    Pauma School

    Upcoming Events:

    7th Grade families

    Our 7th graders will be participating in the California Healthy Kids Survey on January 31, 2022. Here are the links for parents to review the types of questions that will be asked. If you do not want your 7th grader to participate in the survey please return the form that was sent home and emailed to you. Or, you can contact Mr. Camacho at
    View the form here: English and Spanish


    - There will be no school on Monday, January 17th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    - Progress reports will be sent home the week of January 24th.

    - Our next Early Release Day is scheduled for January 25th, 2022 and school will be out at 12:00 pm.

    - Title VI Grant Public Hearing for VCPUSD is scheduled for January 20th at 5:30pm via zoom. Click here for the meeting link and more information.


    Parent Classes

    • Please click here for the flyer with more information.

    • November 3 is the first Parenting Class in Spanish with Dr. Villareal. The classes will be Wednesdays at 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The workshop will be presented on Zoom and in Spanish only. Please see the flyer for the topics and dates.

    Lions Free Glasses

    • Please click here for the flyer with more information.

    • There will be free vision screening and glasses on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8:00am. A licensed doctor will provide an eye health assessment and if necessary, free recycled eyeglasses! All are welcome, especially children and those with financial hardship. These screenings will be held in locations across southern California and northern Mexico. The Ramona event will be the closest and one of the earliest, but check for other options and more information about these screenings. Mountain View Community Church 1191 Meadowlark Way Ramona, CA 92065

    What's on the menu?

    Click here for the October 11th to November 19th Child Nutrition menu:



    • Click here for Welcome Back Information.

    • Click here for our bell schedule.

    Fight germs. Wash your hands!

    wash your hands

    Click here to watch a video about washing your hands.

    Stop and Go guide to Symptom screeningCoronavirus Image Please check the VCPUSD district website for the most up to date resources & information.

    Visite el sitio web del distrito VCPUSD para obtener los recursos e información más actualizados.

    we are hiring bannerSubstitute Teacher Recruitment:

    • Click here for: Sub Recruitment Flyer (PDF)
      • VCPUSD needs you! Help the students of our community by becoming a substitute teacher! It is easier than ever... all you need is a bachelor's degree and then we can help you from there!
      • Substitute daily pay rate, subject to board approval, will be temporarily increased to $180 for day-to-day and $200 for long-term.
      • Please contact Ellen MacPhee at 760-749-8555 or
      • Apply at EdJoin

    Technology Safety


    Please report school safety concerns and bullying online using Sprigeo here or call the school office at (760) 742-3741.

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    We are committed to keeping our students safe online. To report inappropriate content, please notify us at


    School Campus

    About Our School

    Thank you for visiting our website!  Pauma School is a rural TK-8 school in northeast San Diego County with an enrollment of 220 students.  We are committed to academic excellence in a safe, caring community.  Our goals include increasing academic achievement and to increase parent involvement. Teachers are able to address the individual needs of students as a result of these efforts through Response to Intervention and implementation of intervention strategies.

    This dedicated and supportive staff has worked to increase student achievement.  In addition to a well-rounded curriculum that meets all state standards, we offer physical education, technology instruction, music, and an athletic program to include golf instruction with an award winning golf facility.  We have an after-school program with a focus on academics, athletics, and the arts.  Our students are provided with many wonderful learning opportunities through our library, cutting edge classroom technology, field trips, focus classes, character programs, student assemblies, and family learning events.  These activities help enrich our students’ lives and improve their knowledge and skills.