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We Find the Star in Every Student.

Vision Statement

All-Stars support, empower, and value each others’ strengths of learning and leadership as we are all an important part of the school.

Mission Statement

Atherwood Elementary School, as a multicultural and diverse learning community, prepares each student for academic, social, and personal success by providing a safe, supportive, challenging and meaningful environment.

We will:

  • Encourage a love of learning in all students by providing the academic and social skills necessary to reach their greatest potential;

  • Provide equal access to the core curriculum regardless of language, race, creed or circumstance to maintain our high academic standards;

  • Maintain an active partnership with parents by promoting participation in all aspects of their child’s education; and

  • Integrate the use of technology into the core curriculum and provide opportunities for enrichment.


Safety first
Help others
Include others
Nurture the mind, body and heart
Expect success

School Schedule

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 2:09 p.m.

Minimum Days
Early Dismissal: 12:55 p.m.

September 1
October 17 to 20 
October 24
October 25
December 20
March 19
March 20
May 24

Last day of school is June 7. All grades will be dismissed at noon.


From the San Fernando Valley area:

Drive westbound on the 118 freeway. Exit Sycamore Road and turn right. Go to Alamo Street and turn left. Go to Atherwood Avenue and turn left. Go to Greensward Street and turn left. Atherwood Elementary will be on the right side of the street.

From the Moorpark/Thousand Oaks area:

Drive northbound on the 23 freeway until it turns into the 118 freeway. Exit Erringer Road and turn left. Go to Alamo Street and turn right. Go to Atherwood Avenue and turn right. Go to Greensward Street and turn left. Atherwood Elementary will be on the right hand side.