Kester At A Glance


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October 15th & 24th: Magnet Tour 8:30 a.m.

October 16th: Coffee with the Principal

October 23rd: PTA Meeting, 8:15 a.m., Staff Lounge

October 26th: TRUNK OR TREAT 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Kona Ice Tuesdays: After school starting Sept. 3

Cougar Cash Store: After school on PTA Meeting days

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About Kester

Kester Avenue Elementary, in the heart of Sherman Oaks, is a diverse learning community of over 1,100 students, teaching kindergarten through grade five. Our school is comprised of a home school and a gifted/high ability magnet school (grades 1-5). We emphasize the importance of learning in core academic subjects, and offer an enriched curriculum of art, music, science, and physical education. Kester is proud to be designated a California Distinguished School for its collaboration and parent involvement.

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Enrichment and School Activities

At Kester Avenue Elementary / Magnet, students experience a unique variety of enrichment programs and staff positions, including P.E. with the YMCA, computer lab instruction provided by ComputerWiseKids, a full-time science lab TA,  Mystery Science, art classes, music classes, a full-time nurse's aide, field trip buses, and much more. Kester's highly-enriched education is made possible by the Kester PTA and generous contributions from our school community.

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Kester Elementary/Kester Magnet

5353 Kester Avenue, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411, US

(818) 787-6751


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07:30 am – 04:30 pm

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Your support and contributions enable us to provide computer lab instruction, P.E., field trip buses, a full-time nurse's aide and much more. The suggested donation for the 2019-20 school year is $480 per family. Please donate as much as you can.