Welcome to Kester Elementary/Kester Magnet

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Kester At A Glance

  • May 16th: PTA Meeting, 8:15 a.m., Library
  • May 17th, Parent Workshop, 8:15 a.m., Library
  • May 17th, Kinder Orientation, 2:45 p.m., auditorium, parents only
  • May 18th: Spring Outdoor Movie Night, doors open at 6:45 p.m.
  • May 22nd: Volunteer Tea, 8:30 a.m., auditorium
  • May 23rd: Career Day for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade
  • May 28th: Memorial Day, no school
  • May 29th: ELAC meeting, 8:30 a.m., Staff Lounge
  • June 1st, PTA Ice Cream Social, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • June 6th: 5th grade culmination
  • June 7th: Kindergarten culmination
  • June 7th: Last day of school, early dismissal at 12:30 p.m.

About Kester

Kester Avenue Elementary, in the heart of Sherman Oaks, is a diverse learning community of over 1,000 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, 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 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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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 2017-18 school year is $360 per family.

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