ESSPUSD Extended Student Services (ESS)

15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 521-2800   Fax: (858) 485-1937 | ESS
Barbara Scholl, Director, (858) 521-2850
B.J. Brose, Operations Supervisor, (858) 521-2845
Jessica Schulz, Administrative Asst, (858) 521-2848
Cindi Hodnett, Office Assistant II, (858) 521-2800 ext. 2231



ESS Supervisor: Lynnette Hamilton,
Lead Assistant: Erin Gray Ligsay,
PHONE: (858) 748-1497 FAX: (858) 748-7821
ADDRESS: 10925 Morning Creek Drive South, San Diego, CA 92128


Pay your ESS Bill On-Line! Go to:

Payment Mailing Address:

Click here to report your student's ESS Absence


  • September 5: Labor Day Holiday - School and ESS Closed
  • September 30: Non-student day - School and ESS Closed
  • November 11: Veterans Day Holiday - School and ESS Closed


(Enrollment is subject to availability)
1.  Call or email Lynnette Hamilton, to set up an appointment to drop off the enrollment packet and verify we are currently accepting registration for your child's grade level.
2.  Print and fill out the enrollment packet.  
3.  Bring the completed packet to your appointment at the ESS Office to submit with a $75 registration fee per family and first month's fees.  Registration fee for 2016-2017 school year is $100 per family.

We must receive the packet at least 2 business days before your child can attend.  Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:30am and 12:00-6:00pm.  

Please call or email us with any questions. Thank you!


About ESS at Morning Creek

6:30AM to 6:00 PM


This extended-day program extends the excellence of each child's school experience into before and after school. ESS is staffed by highly-qualified professionals and trained instructional assistants. The staff provides for the academic and social needs of children in safe and nurturing environments. There is time, space, encouragement, and support for learning good study habits.

ESS Newsletters

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ESS Staff

Lynnette Hamilton,

Lead Assistant:
Erin Gray Ligsay,

ESS Calendar

Please see the ESS Calendar or the MCES Calendar, which has non-ESS days noted.

ESS Parent Information

Friendly Reminder:
ESS hours are from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM. A late fee of $1 per minute per child will be charged for any late pick ups. Our staff have family commitments of their own and appreciate your cooperation. Only authorized signers with a picture ID will be allowed to take children from ESS.

Please inform ESS in the event your child will not be attending so we can account for all your children at check in time after school. The ESS phone number is 858.748.1497, or you can email Lynnette or Erin.

ESS Daily Schedule

Homework time is from 3:05 - 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday for fourth and fifth grade. All other grades with homework start at 4:00pm. It is a quiet time where students have the opportunity to work on their homework. ESS students have the opportunity to use the computer lab during this time. There is supervision at this time and help is available. Students who do not have homework will have a choice of reading, writing a story, journal writing, flash cards, or worksheets. Please feel free to talk with your child's group leader with any questions or concerns.

Fee Schedule:
Please refer to the fee schedule for the current school year.

Pay your ESS bill online:
Go to Payment options include e-Check, Visa or MasterCard.

More Questions?
Please feel free to contact us, preview our Parent Handbook, or see the District ESS page for more information.

District Office ESS Links

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