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Note from Principal


Welcome to our Coyote Ridge website.  There are many resources available to our families on the links to the left and top.  As a reminder, you can click on Howler Newsletter for the latest monthly newsletter.


If you would like to be added to our Friends of Coyote Ridge email distribution list please click here to sign up with our School Messenger. Parents/guardians of our students can manage their contacts through the School Messenger notification settings found in PowerSchool (link on left).

Julie Herrmann, Principal

Important Dates




New Student Registration 2015-16

Press Release

TK/Kindergarten Options

2 PTA B-I-N-G-O, 5:30 - 8:15 PM
7 International Walk to School Day
7 Raven Testing for GATE (Room A8)
9-21 Parent Open Window to Sign Up Online for Conference
9 English Learners Parent Meeting, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

Astronomy Night

(3rd grade and older with adult)

13 School Site Council Meeting, 3:00 PM
13 PTA Executive Meeting
14 Vision Screening (grades TK/K/2nd/5th)
14-15 PTA Flyer Night at Placer Pizza 4:00-9:00 PM
15 DCJESD Board Meeting, Creekview Ranch, 7:00 PM
16 Book Exchange
23 Grandparents' Day at Book Fair

Parent/Teacher Conference Week

  • Grades 1-5 dismissed at 12:45 PM
  • TK/K REGULAR schedule (including Monday)

Book Fair

Book Fair Online


PTA Fall Harvest, 5:00 - 8:00 PM

PTA Trunk or Treat, 7:30 - 8:30 PM


2015-16 School Hours

Grade  Mondays        Tuesdays - Fridays             Minimum Days               
TK/K AM     8:00-11:25 8:00-11:25 8:00-11:25
TK/K PM 10:20-1:45 11:16-2:41 8:00-11:25
1st-5th 8:30-1:45 8:30-2:41 8:30-12:45


PowerSchool Parent Portal

Because information is key to parent involvement, and parent involvement is critical to student success, all Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District (DCJESD) Schools offer parents access to ...more

GATE Academy

GATE Academy

A Unique Opportunity for Our Students.

Transitional Kindergarten

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Teachers who inspire
Innovative programGive your child THE BEST advantage! To find out more, call us at (916) 770-8855. To be eligible to start school August 2014 *Child must turn 5 years old between July 1, 2014 and December 2, 2014.

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Dry Creek District News


Coyote Ridge NEWS

10/23/15 Grandparent's Day at the Book Fair
Special schedule attached Continue
Posted by: Shelly Hollowell
Published: 10/8/15

GATE Raven Testing, Grades 2-7
Information/Permission Form attached Continue
Posted by: Shelly Hollowell
Published: 9/10/15

Coyote Ridge Vision

"Coyote Ridge is a school with a positive, caring environment that promotes successful life-long learning, where everyone is valued.  Through our commitment to excellence, we hold high academic expectations for all students, while optimizing resources to provide enrichment opportunities.   With the belief in strong community partnerships, we are dedicated to building assets in students while strengthening the bridge between school, home, and community."