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Superintendent’s Vision Statement

“The time we have with our kids will be effective and efficient, not wasting one minute, one second while we have them in our hands."

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Peachjar E-Flyer Service

button-orange-stacked.pngOUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers.  Click Nichols School Peachjar to view school-site flyers.

To learn more about Peachjar, visit OUSD Peachjar e-flyers.

Today: 10/9/15
12:45 PM Parent Conferences
3:00 PM 3rd grade Beach Freeze Out

School Hours

Kindergarten: 8:15 am-2:10 pm (Daily)

Grades 1-5: 8:15 am-2:55 pm (Daily)

Wednesdays K-5: 8:15 am-12:25 pm

TK (Transitional Kindergarten) 8:15 am-11:35 am (M-F)


needle.png Measles Information for Parents

The San Diego County Office of Health and Human Services has verified several reported cases of measles throughout the county. Please know that NO cases of this highly ...more

Online Meal Registration

Lighthouse Foods.jpg Parents can register their children online for the 2015-16 OUSD school lunch and breakfast programs. The national program provides meals at a reduced cost; eligible students with an approved free or ...more

Common Core Parent Information

CommonCoreLogo-color2.jpg California is one of 45 states nationwide to adopt the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/Language Arts and mathematics. This shift in teaching has been characterized by some as “the ...more

Extended Day Kindergarten and Transitional K Programs for 2015-16 School Year


The Oceanside Unified School District will offer several options for students to enroll in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs for the 2015-16 school year.

Eleven sites will offer ...more



conferences.gifParent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Friday, October 9 - Friday, October 16. Please contact your child's teacher if you do not have or do not recall the date and time for your conference. Teachers will review the new progress reports and how your children are progressing towards the end of year standards.

October 9 - October 16 will be MINIMUM DAYS. Students will be dismissed at 12:25 this entire week. Please make arrangements for your children on these days. Thank you.


Need a computer for home? Please click on the links below to see the flyers. Necesita una computadora para su casa? Favor de presione abajo para información.

Need a Computer Flyer Template - Laptops.pdf

Need a Computer Flyer Template - Laptops - Schools - Spanish.pdf

When you are ready to apply, please complete the following application and return it to the school office by Friday, October 9, 2015. Cuando está listo a aplicar, favor de completer la aplicación abajo y revisarla a la oficina de la escuela por Viernes, 9 de octubre, 2015.

C2SDK Application - C2C Event - Oceanside Unified - Mission ES - October 15 2015.docx

The distribution event will be on Thursday, October 15, at Mission Elementary School. Please bring cash or a money order for the computer at that time- we do not handle money in the school office. El evento de distribución será el jueves, 15 de octubre, en la Escuela Primaria Mission.  Por favor traigan efectivo o giro postal para la computadora ese día-no manejamos el dinero en la oficina de la escuela.


Dear Parents/Guardians,

Due to a technical error, the Data Confirmation for Medical Updates was not open during online registration for you to be able to enter current medical information for your children. Please log in to your parent portal as soon as possible to provide the most current medical information. Thank you so much for your assistance in this matter!


Estimados Padres/Tutores,

Debido a un error técnico, la confirmación de datos para actualizaciones médicas no estuvo abierto durante el registro en línea de internet para que usted pudiera ponter la información médica actual para sus hijos. Por favor, de entrar a la página de su portal de padres tan pronto como sea possible para proporcionar la información médica más reciente. Muchas gracias por su ayuda en este asunto!


Barbara Higgins Perez

Director of Student Services/Directora de Servicios Estudiantiles

Oceanside Unified School District

Phone: 760-966-7826

Fax: 760-439-8095

ParentLink App Available for OUSD Parents

Parent Link Logo.jpg A new ParentLink App for smart phones is now available to OUSD parents. The App aims to provide and improve all avenues of district and student communication and information for parents. Watch the ...more

ParentLink App Demonstration Video

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Online Registration

The Oceanside Unified School District is offering a new and convenient option for student registration. Student registration may be completed online. The goal of this new option is to make the ...more

A.S.A.P. (After School Achievement Program) before and after school

The before and after school program, (ASAP) for Nichols Elementary will again be operating each day. If you are interested in having your child attend, please email the before and after school program, ASAP at asapstaff@ymail.com or call 760-207-8611

Mandatory Student Uniform Board Policy

Mandatory Student Uniforms


Adopted:  October 12, 2010 Oceanside, California

Oceanside USC / 5000 / BP 5132.5 Students


Parents - This school year, students are expected to attend with proper school uniforms.  Please remember that school uniforms are mandatory per district policy - Oceanside USC / 5000 / BP 5132.5 Students.  Thank you for supporting this and doing your part to ensure your child is part of our Nichols School community.

Our school uniforms include navy and khaki for bottoms (i.e., pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, capris) and white, light blue and navy blue for tops. We DO enforce the uniform policy here at Nichols. Please remember to wear your COLLEGE T-SHIRT or SERVICE T-SHIRT every Friday.  This includes all staff.  Parents, we want you to wear your college t-shirt, too. Remember, after high school comes college, career, and being a responsible citizen!

Welcome to Nichols Elementary School

4250 Old Grove Road
Oceanside, CA  92057

(760) 435-7400  Office

(760) 722-0472  Fax

(760) 435-7401 Absence Reporting attend.nichols@oside.us


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E-mail to report an absence / Correo electrónico para reportar ausencias

OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination

no bullying.jpgThe local educational agency (LEA) adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Kids First Initiative and the 8 Keys of Excellence

Copy of Kids First.jpgThe OUSD Kids First initiative is off and running.  Click Kids First to view the 8 Keys of Excellence, watch student videos and to learn more about this life-changing project and how you can get involved as a partner with the district.  

2014-15 OUSD Student/Parent Handbook Available Online

The OUSD 2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook is now available for viewing online. The handbook is available in both English and Spanish. Parents can also download a PDF version of this guide. Click Eng ...more

School Office Hours / Horas de Oficina

The office is open from 7:45 AM to 3:30 PM each weekday, Monday through Friday.

Las horas de oficina serán de 7:45 am a 3:30 pm de lunes a viernes.

Wellness Policy


The OUSD Student Wellness Policy focuses on nutrition and physical education.

Foods and beverages sold to students through the district’s child nutrition program, student stores, vending machines ...more