SCHOOL CLOSED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

2020-2021 ENROLLMENT BEGINS WED. 5/13 @ Kester 10am-2pm DAILY

Starting this Wednesday, there will be an enrollment table in front of the school, staffed weekdays from 10am to 2pm. You will not be allowed to approach the table without a face mask & you will be asked to practice social distancing. You can pick up an enrollment packet from the table to take home to complete, or download & print out your packet here.


Download the updated enrollment packet checklist for incoming Kester Students for both Kester/Kester Magnet to ensure you have everything you need.


Please bring completed packets to the enrollment table, along with copies of required documentation:

  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of student's age
  • Parent's ID (driver's license)
  • Proof of Immunization
  • Transcripts, IEP or other documentation, if applicable

Please do not submit originals as they will not be returned to you. If you do not have access to a copier or scanner, please take photos & print copies. Packets will be reviewed after 48 hours and you will be contacted if there is missing information or documentation.

GRAB AND GO FOOD CENTERS NEAR KESTER ELEMENTARY


New Hours
Effective Monday, April 6th, every Grab & Go Food Center will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. weekdays.


LOS CENTROS DE COMIDA GRAB AND GO CERCA DE VALERIO ES ABRIRÁN EL MIÉRCOLES 18 DE MARZO Y CONTARÁN CON PERSONAL DE LUNES A VIERNES DE 7 A.M. A 11 A.M. CADA NIÑO/A PUEDE LLEVAR A CASA DOS COMIDAS NUTRITIVAS.


Fulton College Preparatory

7477 Kester Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405


Panorama Senior High School
8015 Van Nuys Blvd., Panorama City 91402


Sepulveda Middle School

15330 Plummer St, North Hills, CA 91343


Van Nuys Senior High School

6535 Cedric Ave., Van Nuys 91411


Questions?  Call Local District Northeast at (818)252-5400.

¿Preguntas? Llame al Distrito Local Noreste at (818)252-5400.

Kester At A Glance

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Quick Calendar

Wed. April 29. 3:30pm: Virtual Coffee With the Principal

Kona Ice Tuesdays: Order now at KurbsideKona.com

Cougar Cash Store: Currently postponed


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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

Nancy Richards Jennifer DiLorenzo Nancy Jacobs (818) 787-6751 info@kesterelementary.org

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To Our Annual Support Fundraiser

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.