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Stay at Home Order

  • Welcome to Howard 

    In light of Governor Newsom Stay at Home Order dated December 3, 2020 for all Southern California regions. Effective December 3, 2020 all OMSD school sites and district offices in will remain physically closed until further notice. 

     Although our school/district offices will be closed physically, we will continue to serve the community through various channels (virtually/email/phone calls).  All phone calls, voicemails and emails will be responded to in a timely manner, so please to reach out to staff at the number listed below.

    We are open to provide service virtually.

    If you need assistance, please call

    (909) 591-2339 or

    visit our school website at

    Howard webpage


    Safety will always remain a priority for OMSD and we thank you for your patience and understanding.

    For the latest updates, please visit our website at


    Bienvenido a Howard

     A la luz de la orden de permanencia en casa del gobernador Newsom del 3 de diciembre de 2020 para todas las regiones del sur de California, a partir del 3 de diciembre de 2020, todas las escuelas y oficinas del distrito de OMSD permanecerán físicamente cerrada 

    Aunque nuestras oficinas de la escuela / distrito estarán cerradas físicamente, continuaremos sirviendo a la comunidad a través de varios canales (virtualmente / correo electrónico / llamadas telefónicas). Todas las llamadas telefónicas, mensajes de voz y correos electrónicos serán respondidos de manera oportuna, así que comuníquese con el personal al número que se indica a continuación.

    Estamos abiertos a brindar servicio de manera virtual. 

     Si necesita ayuda, llame (909) 591-2339 visite el sitio web de nuestra escuela en

     La seguridad siempre será una prioridad para OMSD y le damos las gracias por su paciencia y comprensión.

    Para obtener la mas última informaccion, visite el sitio web de nuestro distrito en


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An Opportunity for Kindergarteners

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.  


    Class Dojo English

    Class Dojo Spanish


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OMSD Online Student Enrollment for New & Continuing Students & Information

Free School Meals 2020-2021

  • Lunch is served Tuesday-Friday from 11:00 am -1:00 pm.  Lunch is free for all Howard Students.


    We are requesting ALL parents complete the survey.


    Click LCFF 2020-2021 Survey or use the QR Code.

    LCFF QR Code

    For more information, please click here to read a letter from Principal Guillen.

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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.

    2020 PBIS Community Cares Award Howard PBIS Gold Award Logo California Distinguished School Gold Ribbon School Title I Academic Achievement Award  California Business for Education Excellence

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