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Important Summer and Back To School Information



Thank you Cerritos students, staff and families for another amazing year!  Cerritos staff wishes all of you a safe, relaxing and fun summer!

 Important Summer and Back To School Information:

  • Kyrene District Summer Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-4:30pm. Varied hours in the month of July.  Telephone: 480-541-1000.  Please visit the district office for student registration, withdrawals, after school child care, and enrichment class information.

  • Want to get involved with the PTO and help with Back To School events? Contact the volunteer coordinator at or the president at

  • School Supplies:  Click here to view the lists on our school website.

  • Back to School- Meet The Teacher Night: Mark your calendars!  Meet the Teacher Night will be Monday, July 29th 5:30-7:00pm.  Please start the evening in the MPR to receive classroom placement, PTO, transportation, food services, and community education information. Then visit classrooms to meet your 2019-2020 teacher!

  • Transportation/Bus Routes: Please check out after near the end of July to determine your child’s bus stop for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • School Hours for 2019-2020: Our school hours are changing this year!  Students are expected to be at school before 7:30 a.m. and be ready to line-up with their class when the first bell rings at 7:25 a.m. The gate to the playground is open at 7:10 a.m. and is locked when the first bell rings and the students line up.  Students are considered tardy when the second bell rings at 7:30 a.m.  The regular school day ends (Mon/Tue/Thurs/Fri) at 2:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. 

  • First Day of School: Thursday, August 1st at 7:30 a.m.  Parents will be allowed to walk their child to their classroom on the first day of school.

  • Curriculum Nights:
    • August 13, 2019:
      • Kindergarten- 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      • 1st Grade- 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • August 15, 2019:
      • 2nd Grade- 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      • 3rd Grade- 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • August 20, 2019:
      • 4th Grade- 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      • 5th Grade- 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.