ESSPUSD Extended Student Services (ESS)

15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 521-2800   Fax: (858) 485-1937 | DISTRICT ESS

Stone Ranch ESS

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Lead Assistant:  Cristina Holmes,
PHONE: (858) 521-0250; FAX: (858) 521-0211
ADDRESS: 16150 4S Ranch Parkway, San Diego, CA 92127


Pay your ESS Bill On-Line! Go here to pay for ess online

*NOTE this option is only for currently enrolled ESS families and NOT for families who are first enrolling.

 Snack Calendar   Monthly Calendar

ESS Fall 2021/22 Enrollment: We are NO LONGER accepting students in all grades for the current school year due to a staffing shortage. If interested, please contact Jen or Cristina to be placed on a waitlist until we hire more staff. 

Dates to Remember:

If you are a current ESS parent, please follow us on Instagram to keep up with Stone Ranch ESS during this difficult time. Click HERE or follow us @stoneranchess send us a DM or email to let us know who you are so we can approve you to have access to our private page.

(Enrollment is subject to availability)
1.  Call or email to recieve the enrollment packet via email and verify we are currently accepting registration for your child's grade level.
2.  You may also print and fill out the enrollment packet below to scan and email it to us.
3.  A yearly $125 non-refundable registration fee per family and first month's fees are due to start.

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

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


All forms must be submitted to Jen or Cristina and signed by the Supervisor or Lead before they are valid.
Enrollment Packet for enrollment this school year. Our Fall 2021 hours of operation are as follows: TK 11:50am-6pm and K-5th 2:30pm-6pm M,T,Th,F with Wednesdays being 12:30-6:00pm. **Kindergarten Introductory Days (KID days) have different pricing until September 28, 2021 since the kinders are dismissed at 12:00pm M-F. Please see our fall Fee Schedule tab for pricing and contract options.
Parent Handbook please read before signing the form in the Enrollment Packet.
Fee Adjustment Form to enroll for breaks, take vacations, withdraw from program, change contract, etc.)
Visa/MasterCard Payment Slip to use for one time payment or set up FREE automatic payments.
Parent COVID-19 Guidlelines for ESS please initial each section, sign at the bottom, and return to Jen or Cristina.


ESS Overview

Mission Statement - "E.S.S. is a bridge between school and home where children are encouraged to learn, create, and explore within their school, community, and world."

Program Overview - This extended-day program expands the excellence of each child's school experience into before and after school. E.S.S. is staffed by highly qualified professionals and trained program 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.

Program History - The E.S.S. program began in 1980 and is now offered in every elementary school in the Poway Unified School District. All children who attend elementary school in the District are eligible to enroll.

Voluntary Use Program - ESS is a voluntary use program. All PUSD elementary schools have an Extended Student Services program on their campus. Our organization works diligently to accommodate and serve working families in need of before and after school care. A student's enrollment at an elementary school does not guarantee them ESS enrollment. As a growing organization, each ESS site may experience limitations that factor into the enrollment capacity and may prohibit the acceptance of additional students at any given time.

Program Activities - Our program is geared toward expanding each child's world through arts & crafts projects, science activities, reading and language arts reinforcement, and math concept development. Our program reinforces the social, motor, and academic skills children learn in the classroom.

E.S.S. Hours- TK 11:50am-6pm and K-5th 2:30pm-6pm M,T,Th,F with Wednesdays being 12:30-6:00pm. Kindergarten Introductory Days (KID days) have different hours and pricing until September 28, 2021 since the kinders get out of school ay 12:00pm M-F. Please see our fall Fee Schedule tab for pricing and contract options.

We believe that the children's extended day will be enriched by providing a balanced activity calendar that will support their growth and development. We want to encourage the children to explore their interests, motivate them to achieve their personal best, and relax and have fun with friends.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840,

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POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800