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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


Spring Break

(return Tuesday, April 7th)

7 School Resumes
10 Country Spirit Day
14 School Site Council Meeting 3:00 PM
14 PTA Executive Meeting 7:00 PM
15 Variety Show 5:30 - 7:00 PM
16 Spring Picture Day (optional)
17 Book Exchange
18 PTA Mother/Son Bootcamp
24 Super Hero Spirit Day
30 English Learners' Celebration 6:00 - 7:30 PM

All TK/K attend morning session

2015-16 Pre-Kindergarten Assessment



  • 5:00 - 8:00 PM - Art Show (MP room)
  • 5:30 PM - Band Concert (outside stage)
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM - Classrooms Open
15 Spirit Day ~ Crazy Hair/Socks, Backwards Day
18 Recognition Assemblies
19 School Site Council Meeting 3:00 PM
25 No School - Memorial Day
26 Volunteer Dessert Tea 2:45 - 3:15 PM


  • Executive 6:00 - 7:00 PM
  • General 7:00 - 8:00 PM
28 2nd Grade Performance 7:00 PM
29 PTA Me & My Guy Dance


2014-15 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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State Testing Questions?

Learn more about California's new testing system in the

Family Guide to Spring 2015 Testing


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."