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
Nancy Dannhauser, Administrative Asst, (858) 521-2848
Julia Longstaff, 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
HOURS: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM 
Homework time is from 3:05 - 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday for 3rd through 5th grade. Grades 1st and 2nd start homework at 4:00pm. This 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. Children are supervised and homework 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.

Pay your ESS Bill On-Line! Go to: 
(Payment options include e-Check, Visa or MasterCard)

Payment Mailing Address:
ATTN: ESS Accounting Dept.
15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, Ca.

  • March 1st: Student Council Meeting at 7:50am

  • March 3rdESS Spring Break Sign-ups DUE

  • March 3rd: Spring Break sign-up DUE

  • March 8th: Jump Rope for Heart

  • March 10th: Active Wear Dress-up Day

  • March 23rd: Spelling Bee

  • March 25th: Foundation Action Night

  • March 27th: Spring Picture Day

  • April 10th-13th: Spring Break

  • April 14th: NO School or ESS

  • May 5th: Summer ESS Interest form DUE‚Äč


(Enrollment is subject to space availability)

1.  Call 858-748-1497 or email Lynnette Hamilton, and/or Erin Gray Ligsay, 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.
4.  Pay the $100 registration fee per family and the first month's fees.  

We must receive the packet at least 2 business days before your child can attend.  
Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:45am and 12:00-6:00pm.  

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

About ESS at Morning Creek

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 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..

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

More Questions?

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



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