Welcome to Kester Elementary/Kester Magnet

About Us

Kester At a Glance

  • December 5th: PTA Meeting, 8:15 a.m., Staff Lounge
  • December 6th: Coffee with the Principal, 8:15 a.m. Staff Lounge
  • December 7th: Coding Workshop, 8:15 a.m., Staff Lounge
  • December 11th-13th: Winter Show performances- check with your child's teacher about specific performance dates and time
  • December 15th: Minimum Day, dismissal at 12:30 p.m.
  • December 16th-January 7th: Winter Break
  • January 8th: School resumes.

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



7:30 am – 4:30 pm


7:30 am – 4:30 pm


7:30 am – 4:30 pm


7:30 am – 4:30 pm


7:30 am – 4:30 pm





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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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