Superintendent Dr. James Q. Hammond’s Communication Regarding Back to School

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2021 Summer Office Dates and Hours

  • Summer Office Hours

    Howard Elementary School

    May 24th-June 1st 8:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.

    Closed from June 2nd- July 28th

    The office will reopen July 29th from 8:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.

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  • Dear families,

    The City of Montclair is excited to provide your student an opportunity for summer fun through our Montclair After-School Program Summer Session. This year’s summer session theme is “Running Wild Montclair.”  Staff will lead students on an imaginative journey through the great outdoors by utilizing a curriculum that will enhance their education and bring them a greater knowledge of nature. We look forward to sharing an exciting summer program with you and your child as we run wild in Montclair!


    Queridas Familias,

    La Ciudad de Montclair está muy entusiasmada de poder ofrecerle a los estudiantes la oportunidad de pasar un verano divertido en las sesiones que se ofrecerán por medio del programa de verano después de clases. El tema para el verano de este año es “De campamento”. El personal guiará a los estudiantes en un viaje imaginativo a través del aire libre utilizando un plan de estudios que mejorará su educación y les brindará un mayor conocimiento de la naturaleza. ¡Esperamos poder compartir un emocionante programa de verano con usted y su hijo en este verano!


    Summer School


    •  Hello Families, the Ontario-Montclair School District will be holding the First Public Hearing on the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Local Plan Section D: Annual Budget Plan and Local Plan Section E: Annual Service Plan on June 3, 2021 during the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting. The Public Hearing will be held via: Teleconference (Virtual) Board Meeting. Please visit the OMSD SELPA website for additional details.


    •  Hola familias, el Distrito Escolar de Ontario-Montclair llevará a cabo la primera audiencia pública sobre el Plan Local del Área de Educación Especial (SELPA) Sección D del Plan Local: Plan del Presupuesto Anual y Plan Local Sección E: Plan de Servicio Anual el 3 de junio de 2021 durante la reunión regular de la Mesa Directiva. La audiencia pública se llevará a cabo a través de: Reunión de la Mesa Directiva por Teleconferencia (Virtual). Visite el sitio web de OMSD SELPA para obtener detalles adicionales.


         SELPAC Spanish



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Preschool Enrollment Information

  • Hello Families,


    If you need an application or enrollment form to enroll your chilld into State Preschool please contact Claudia Pacheco at 909-991-1537.




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2020-2021 School Year Information

  • Howard Elementary Class Dojo Information


    ClassDojo will be our required school-wide mode of communication this year.  If you do not have the app, please be sure to download it as soon as possilbe so that you are able to receive important information from our school.  Please see below guides for setting up your account.  


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    Class Dojo Spanish


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Homeless or In Transition Students (McKinney Vento Homeless Education Act)

  • All students considered homeless or in transition, includes students who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence, are afforded certain rights under the law:

    • Immediate enrollment, even if family lacks records normally required for enrollment
    • Placement in student’s school of origin, unless is against family’s wishes
    • Transportation to and from student’s school of origin
    • Free school meals

    Please call your child’s school and ask to speak to the Outreach Consultant or Principal for assistance with this process.  You may also call the OMSD Family & Collaborative Services directly at 909-418-6398 or click this link to find out if you qualify for services: Family Support Survey

Mission Statement

  • Mission Statement

    The mission of Howard Elementary School, a caring, supportive and diverse community, is to guarantee our students a quality education focusing on academics and preparing them for an ever-changing world.

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