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Welcome to Alamosa Park Elementary School

A California Distinguished School

Soaring to become the premier school in Health, Character, and Achievement.

2015-16 Family Handbook

Contact Us

Dr. Kyle Ruggles

Niko Leffler
Office Manager


School Hours

Office Hours

(Closed June 24 - August 2, 2015)

Monday - Friday 
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Instructional Hours


8:30 a.m. - 1:21 p.m.

Tuesday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 2:48 p.m.

New Student Online Registration

Welcome to Vista Unified School District! Please complete the following steps to register your child. (Note: Returning students do not need to register using this process.)

Step 1: Complete the ARIES online registration found HERE.  

Step 2Contact your student's school office and confirm your student's pre-enrollment.

Then bring the signed Enrollment Confirmation document, immunization records, birth verification and proof of residency to the school.

WaveCrest Cafe

For additional information for our student menu and healthy choices, please visit the VUSD WaveCrest Cafe at

Catch us on Twitter @AlamosaPark


Kindness Certified School

Great Kindness Challenge

Healthy Hawks

AP Vision & Mission Statements

Alamosa Park Vision

To become the Premier School in Health, Character, and Achievement.

Alamosa Park Mission

School community working together to inspire each student to work hard and persevere in a respectful and healthy school culture.

Community & Classroom working together @ Alamosa Park

Back to School Nights

Kindergarten Back to School Night is Thursday, August 13, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Please meet in your child's classroom. Supervision will be provided for your child.

Back to School Night for Grades 1-5 is on Thursday, August 27:

6:00 - 6:40 p.m. Grades 1 & 2 

6:45 - 7:00 p.m. PTA & Foundation Mtg. in MPR

7:05 - 7:45 p.m. Grades 3-5

Our PTA & Foundation are sponsoring a welcome back event for parents and students on Thursday, August 13, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in our MPR. More information will be communicated to all parents and students soon.

WaveCrest Cafe

Through VUSD's partnership with Solutions Farms, we serve locally grown, organic food - healthy, fresh, and delicious. Click HERE for a video that highlights the work of our WaveCrest Cafe. For online meal applications please click HERE.

2015-16 Recess / Lunch Schedule

Alamosa Park Elementary School



Every Monday

Tuesday - Friday

8:30 a.m. – 1:21 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 2:48 p.m.

Every Monday is early dismissal at ...more

2015-16 First Day of School

Monday, August 17, 2015

Parents, Please Register for Aeries Parent Portal for Re-Registration / Data Confirmation

VUSD is pleased to provide parents and guardians secure, internet-based access to your student's information through our Aeries Parent Portal. The Parent Portal is a free service that will allow you ...more

Dr. Vodicka, CA Superintendent of the Year, ACSA & Pepperdine University

Congratulations to VUSD Superintendent, Dr. Vodicka for being selected as California State Superintendent of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) & Pepperdine University. Click HERE for the article in Union Tribune & HERE for the article in The Vista Press. Both articles outline the great work of Dr. Vodicka in VUSD. 

Hawk Talk PTA Newsletter - April 2015

Please click HERE to view the April 2015 edition of the Alamosa Park PTA Newsletter. In this edition: new Chrome Books from VUSD LCAP funding for each student in grades 3-5; student perspectives of the new technology; Scrabble Tournament; Gardening Club; Great Kindness & Reading Challenge; Spring Music Festival & Silent Auction on Friday, May 22 at 5 p.m.; Vista High School student-athletes reading to AP students. Go Hawks!

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Your child's teacher for 2015-16

Kindergarten: Parents of Kindergarten students will receive a letter in the mail the during the week of August 10. 

Grades 1-5: Parents of students in Grades 1 - 5, please log-in to your Aeries Parent Portal on or after Thursday, August 13 in order to view the name of your child's teacher. 

Our PTA & Foundation are sponsoring a welcome back event for parents and students on Thursday, August 13, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in our MPR. More information will be communicated to all parents and students soon.


2015-16 Family Handbook
Posted by: Kyle Ruggles
Published: 6/10/15

School Flyers

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Every child has a unique log in.  

Just click the link above, click on the penguin's belly and your child can enter their picture ID to get started.  Students should spend a minimum of 20 minutes per session on ST math.

 When you want to exit the program click the red arrow in the lower left corner of the computer screen.  Continue to press the red arrow until you are taken to a summary screen. From there click the red X and you will see a bubble rise to the top.  That means you are logged out and your work has been saved. Avoid exiting the program in the middle of an activity.

VUSD Boundary Committee

Click HERE to visit the VUSD Elementary School Boundary Adjustment Committee website.

VUSD Blueprint for Educational Excellence and Innovation

Dear Alamosa Park Community,
I would like to provide our community with updates on our VUSD Blueprint for Educational Excellence and Innovation. On the VUSD web page you can access information and videos that describe our district vision. Please view the videos on our VUSD Blueprint web page which describe the Blueprint overview and strategies that support our district vision. 
Click here for the VUSD Blueprint website. 
Thank you for your consideration,
Principal Ruggles