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School Registration 2015-2016


Do you need to register your child for the 2015-16 school year? School registration will be accepted at each individual school site effective Thursday, July 23rd for Middle School and Creekview Ranch campuses, and beginning Monday, July 28th for all other Dry Creek Joint Elementary Schools.


To register, please bring the following three items with you:

  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residency (one or more of the following). Documentation must show the parent(s), or legal guardian(s) name and current address.
    • Most current utility bill, rental agreement or copy of purchase agreement, property tax receipt, voter registration, pay stub, correspondence from a government agency, or notarized declaration of residency.
  • Child's current immunization record

Click HERE for more information.

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

27 School Office Reopens 7:30 - 4:00
7 Class Lists Posted 5:00 PM

New Parent Orientations (multi-purpose room)

  • 4:00 - 5:00 PM - New Families
  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM - Kindergartners
11 TK Sneak-a-Peek 1:00 - 2:00 PM (Rooms K1 & K2)


  • AM TK/K = 8:00 - 11:25
  • Grades 1-5 = 8:30 - 2:41
  • PM TK/K = 11:16 - 2:41

Early Release Mondays Begin

  • AM TK/K = 8:00 - 11:25
  • Grades 1-5 = 8:30 - 1:45
  • PM TK/K = 10:20 - 1:45

Back-to-School Parent Night

  • 6:00 - 6:45 PM   Grades 1-5, AM TK/K
  • 6:45 - 7:30 PM   PM TK/K, GATE Academy, and                           Grades 1-5 (repeat)


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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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."