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New STEM Focused Logo - Go Coyotes!

STEM Focused. An effervescent education.

Calavera Hills ES..."STEM Focused. an Effervescent Education."

Project Lead the Way (STEM focused curriculum) begins this September 2nd at CHE! 

Visit https://www.pltw.org/our-programs/pltw-launch for more information!




School Contact Info

Calavera Hills Elementary
4100 Tamarack Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92010

760.331.6370 (Attendance)
760.729.3040 (Fax)

Principal: Dr. Amy Bryant

School Hours - Updated! Please note change for 15-16 school year!

Kindergarten Early Birds:  8:05 am - 11:25 am

Kindergarten Late Owls:  9:30 am - 12:50 pm

Grades 1 - 5: 8:05am - 2:35pm

Thursday Early Release:  No early release for Kinder; Grades 1 - 5: 1:35 pm 

Common Core Smarter Balance Test

Calavera Hills ES Office Opens on August 19th at 8:00am

We are back in business on August 19th! If you are new to CHE & still need to register...go online first, complete the forms, print them, bring them along with the proof of residency items, your ID, ...more

New Student Registration Information http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/online-enrl

Welcome to Carlsbad! Congratulations on being in CHE's boundary! We believe that we are the best school in the WORLD! Use this link to get started.


Returning Student Registration & Residency Verification is August 25th from 8-12 in the Office

Bring with you:

*Printed out papers from Parent Portal

*TWO items on the Annual Residency Verification Checklist

In order to complete enrollment, the parent or guardian must also provide two documents ...more

Parent Portal Information Being Mailed Home for Returning Student Registration!

It’s time to begin the registration process for RETURNING STUDENTS**. All returning students must verify residency and return required documents on August 25 between 8:00 and 12:00pm in the main office.



You will begin registration at the Parent Portal*.  See the separate sheet you received in the mail for instructions. There will be three pieces of information that you will need to sign up for a parent portal account. The process is strict to protect your child's privacy and security. You can only receive this information from the letter that will be mailed during the week of 7/6/15. 

>>>To begin registration you must BE PREPARED TO ESTABLISH PROOF OF RESIDENCY, with TWO of the required documents noted on the Annual Residency Verification Checklist. There will be NO temporary verifications.

The remainder ‘required forms’ will be collected August 25.

Project Lead the Way Module Topics


Starting in the fall, CHE will be a school-wide PTLW project based learning school. The following modules are a part of PLTW. IPads will be used daily ...more

Summer Office Hours M-TH 9-2:30 (closed for lunch from 12:00-12:45)

CHE Office closes for the summer starting on Monday, June 29, 2015 

We reopen for fall registration on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Current Events

June 26: Last day for CHE Office Access

June 29:  CHE Office closed for summer

August 19: CHE Office reopens

August 25: Returning student PROOF OF RESIDENCY CHECK  from 8-12pm in the office area

September 1: Class lists posted & CHE Staff & Family Social from 2:00-3:00pm 

September 2:  1st day of 15-16 school year!



What is Project Lead the Way at CHE?

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a national program of STEM curriculum, technology, and professional development for grades K-12 for the sole purpose of preparing students to enter the STEM fields ...more


ATTENTION: The Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) and Calavera Hills Elementary School (CHES) do not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external ...more

New CHE STEM Logo Spirit wear is coming!

We will be selling our new Spirit wear this year! There will be a catalog with 24 items to choose from including beanie hats, PJ bottoms, & funky socks! We will collect orders for the first two weeks ...more

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