Welcome to Ladera Elementary

Welcome to Ladera Elementary, a California Distinguished School and home of the Leopards. Our mission is "Creating a positive learning environment with high expectations for all". For all the latest school news, please see the column below on the far right. We also encourage all Ladera families to subscribe to our email blasts below to stay informed. Go Leopards!

Ladera Elementary School Calendar & Events

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Awards & Accolades

Ladera Named 2014 California Distinguished School
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Ladera Named as Honor Roll School
Ladera Elementary has been selected as a 2013 Honor Roll school by the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) Foundation. Ladera has been recognized for demonstrating consistent high student academic achievement. The Honor Roll schools are consistently raising student achievement and have made significant progress toward closing the achievement gap among all students. They are recognized not only for their accomplishments, but so that other schools can learn and replicate the best practices of Honor Roll schools.  Click HERE for more information.
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Ladera Elementary School News

Harvest Carnival & Family Night 
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Don't miss Ladera's 4th Annual Fall Harvest Carnival & Family Night on Thursday, October 30th at 5:00pm (SDC Preschool ONLY begins at 4:30pm). Festivities include carnival games, cake walk, costume contest*, concession stands, teacher donations and more!! Dinner will be catered by our friendly Mr. Alba with choices of a hamburger or hotdog, chips & drink all for only $5. Unlimited carnival games and 2 concession items will be available with a wristband purchase of only $15. All proceeds from the event will benefit Ladera PTO and 5th Grade Promotion (Cake Walk). We are still looking for VOLUNTEERS to help make this night a success! Click HERE to sign up, or email Shannon Bieger for more information. *Costumes are encouraged for the evening carnival; However, NO dressing up for Halloween during the school day. No knives, swords or play guns allowed on school property at any time.

Dino Dash- It's not too late to register!Dino Dash 2014
Dino Dash is this Sunday, Nov. 2nd, at The Market Place. Take advantage of a final discount offer: Use code "BOO" at checkout, and save $3Click HERE to register. Hurry, the code expires 10/31!

Ladera Laps Running ClubRunning leopard

Lace up those running shoes because the Ladera Laps Running Club has started back up again! We'll meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch recess (12:15-1:00pm), so encourage your child to come out and join the fun! Please contact Autumn Lujan for more information. This exciting program was designed to motivate students to exercise during lunch recess.


My Coke Rewards

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Ladera has joined the "My Coke Rewards for Schools" program. This means that by drinking the Coca-Cola products your family already enjoys, you can get My Coke Rewards points and donate them to our school. My Coke Reward points are on hundreds of different Coca-Cola product packages, including DASANI®, Sprite®, Minute Maid®, POWERADE ION4® and more. Your donated points will go towards rewards like physical education equipment, art supplies, and educational resources that help our students learn, play and have fun. Itʼs easy to donate: 

  • Step 1: Purchase your favorite Coca-Cola products to get codes. 
  • Step 2: Go to mycokerewards.com to register.
  • Step 3: Enter codes to collect points - choose "Donate to Your School" from the six ways to spend points.
  • Step 4: Find our school by zip code. When Ladera's page comes up, enter the amount of points youʼd like to give, then click "Donate."
To learn more about this and other ongoing fundraising programs that benefit our school, click HERE.


Attention 5th Grade Parents

Click HERE to access the video presentation you need to view, and forms you need to read/sign in order for your child to receive an iPad.