Welcome To Del Sur Elementary!

Welcome To Del Sur Elementary

Home of the Explorers

Hello Del Sur Elementary Families,

My name is Eric Takeshita (Ta-kesh-ta) or Mr. T. and this will be my 7th year as the school principal. I wanted to share with you some important dates and also provide you with two resources where you can find out information about our school and the Poway Unified School District.

Important Dates:





Aug. 11, 2023

TK and K Meet the Admin Team



Aug. 11, 2023

New families in 1st-5th  Meet the Admin Team



Aug. 14, 2023

TK and K Back to School Night for Parents Only


TK and K Classrooms

Aug. 15, 2023

TK and K Families Meet and Greet

12:00 to 1:00pm

TK and K Classrooms

Aug. 15, 2023

Grade 1 Families Meet and Greet 

10:00 to 11:00am

Grade 1 Classrooms

Aug. 16, 2023

First Day of school and parent/guardian can walk child to classroom

Gates Open 8:25am

Breakfast at 8:25am

1st Bell at 8:40am

2nd Bell at 8:45am

Tardy after 8:45am

Only two entrance gates (gate to lunch court and gate to our playground near the bike rack area)

No entrance to school off of Paseo Del Sur

Free Breakfast served in lunch court

Aug. 17, 2023

1st -5th Back to School Night for parents/guardians only

5:30 to 6:15pm Grades 1 and 2

6:20 to 7:05pm

Grades 3-5


Aug. 18, 2023

Foundation sponsored free school event “Back to School Picnic” for all families

5:30 to 7:30pm



Other Important Information:

Starting Thursday, August 17, all grade 2-5 students are dropped off at the entrance gates to the school and walk to their class line or waiting area (grades 1-3 class lines on the playground and 4/5 go to our lunch court).

Starting on Monday, August 21, all K/1 students are dropped off at the entrance gates to the school and walk to their class lines on the playground.

School Bell Schedule with minimum days:  DSES Bell Schedule

Parent Conference Week (12:30 Dismissal)

          11/13 Minimum Day

          11/14 Non-Student Day

          11/15-11/17 Minimum Day

Great Places to see info about our Foundation, our school, and Poway Unified

Del Sur Elementary Foundation website: Del Sur Foundation

Del Sur Elementary Del Sur Website and 

Poway Unified information Poway Unified New Website