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Kester At A Glance

  • Annual Support Drive:  donate now through Sept. 12th
  • No School: Friday, August 30th and Monday Sept. 2
  • McDonald's Restaurant Night: Wed, September 18th
  • Fall Movie Night: Friday, September 20th at 7:00 p.m
  • Kona Ice Tuesdays: After school starting Sept. 3
  • Cougar Cash Store: After school on PTA Meeting days 

starting September 25th


About Kester

Kester Avenue Elementary, in the heart of Sherman Oaks, is a diverse learning community of over 1,100 students, from kindergarten through grade five. Our school is comprised of a home school as well as a gifted/high ability magnet school (grades 1-5). We emphasize the importance of learning in core academic subjects, as well 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. 


Enrichment and School Activities

At Kester Avenue Elementary/Magnet, students are able to experience a wide variety of enrichment programs/positions such as P.E. with the YMCA, computer lab instruction provided by ComputerWiseKids, a full-time science lab TA,  Mystery Science program, art classes, music classes, full-time nurse's aide and field trip buses, funded by the Kester Avenue PTA and the generous contributions of 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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To Our Annual Support Fundraiser

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

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