Join OVSD's Kindergarten Family!

Welcome to OVSD's Kindergarten Program!

Kindergarten is an exciting and hopeful time for our families and their children.  This is the beginning of your child's formal education and builds upon the foundation you created at home. Kindergarten provides the necessary building blocks for future success in school!  As you and your child embark on this exciting road to Kindergarten, the District and school staff will work together with you as a team to provide your child with a successful and enriching Kindergarten experience!

Ocean View's Kindergarten Program

Kindergarten (K) is defined as a one year program that prepares students for success in Grades 1 and beyond. The District held the Kindergarten Information Night on January 25, you can view the evening presentation as well as specific session presentations below. 

Children are eligible for Kindergarten for the 24-25 school year if they reach five years of age on or before September 1, 2024.

Looking for Transitional Kindergarten information?   Click here!

The PROCESS and PRODUCT of Learning...

Kindergarten focuses in on the PROCESS and PROUDUCT of learning, which means both helping students develop the skills required of effective learners and understanding the content to support instruction in later grades.  The Kindergarten Program uses a developmentally-appropriate curriculum based on the California Framework and Standards in all content areas.

The Kinder program builds essential skills in all curricular areas, including:

English Language Arts



History-Social Science

Social Emotional Learning & Much More! 

Kindergarten Enrollment -- Enrollment Opens January 26, 2024! 

Enrollment Process

Step 1: Pre-enroll students online at

Step 2: Submit the following to your school of residence

Kindergarten is available at all OVSD Elementary Schools!

Check out OVSD's  high-achieving, award-winning elementary schools!

Information on Kindergarten Parent Tours coming soon!

Circle View Elementary

Jessica Haag  |  Principal

GATE Magnet Program (Grades 3-5)

College View Elementary

Allen Mendrin |  Principal

Preschool Program Available

Golden View Elementary 

Lori Florgan  |  Principal

Environmental Science School

Harbour View Elementary

Francesca Ligman  |  Principal

Dual Language Immersion Program (Grades K-2)

Hope View Elementary

Christy Luckey  |  Principal

Lake View Elementary

Jill Van Der Linden  |  Principal

STEAM School 

Oak View Elementary

Jenna Landero  |  Principal

Preschool Program Available

Star View Elementary 

Jeanne Bentley  |  Principal

GATE Magnet Program (Grades 3-5)

Village View Elementary

Tami Benane |  Principal

Westmont Elementary

Diana Bianco  |  Principal

Visual & Performing Arts School 

Preschool Program Available 

Kindergarten Daily Schedule

All programs follow the primary (Grades 1-3) schedules at the school site. 

Mondays, Tuesdays are full days, with a modified schedule on Wednesdays. 

Sample Schedules:

Circle View, College View, Golden View, Hope View, Oak View, & Westmont

M, T, TH, F    8:15 am - 2:05 pm  &   Wed    8:15 am - 12:35 pm

Harbour View, Lake View, Star View, & Village View

M, T, TH, F    8:45 am - 2:35 pm  &   Wed    8:45 am - 1:05 pm

Image Credit: | FotoMerlin