ESSPUSD Extended Student Services (ESS)

Creekside ESS



Gracie Degnan, ESS Supervisor -

Carolanne Smith, ESS Lead Assistant -

PHONE: (858) 679-9601 

ADDRESS: 12362 Springhurst Dr.
San Diego, California 92128

2017-2018 Creekside ESS Registration

Thank you for your interest in Creekside ESS!
We are currently full in our TK and Kindergarten groups.
We do have a wait list for other grades - please inquire details regarding wait lists and enrollment directly from Creekside ESS Supervisor ONLY:

     If you are interested on being placed on our Fall 2017-2018 school year waiting list for grades TK and Kindergarten groups please email 
ESS supervisor only -

Thank you in advanced for your patience and understanding in this matter!

 2017 ESS Information: 

Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year!
Thank you for a wonderful 2017 summer - we had plenty of fun in the sun!

A few reminders for our currently enrolled ESS families: 
* If your child will not be attending ESS for the day, please either send the ESS supervisor an email or call the ESS office directly.

The more we know the better we do to keep all our ESS students safe!
* All AM student drop off requires that parent or adult walks student into the ESS room to sign child(ren) into ESS for the morning. If your child(ren) are PM (after school care) only, no need to sign them in for the morning.
This applies to our AM or Full time ESS students ONLY!

* Our hours are - 6:30 AM- 6:00 PM daily : Monday through Friday.
We do not offer extended hours or care after the 6:00 PM hour. Late fees will apply for late pick ups.

 We look forward to a wonderful ESS school year! 

ESS Overview

Mission Statement - "E.S.S. is a bridge between school and home where children are encouraged to learn, create, and explore within their school, community, and world."

Program Overview - This extended-day program expands the excellence of each child's school experience into before and after school. E.S.S. is staffed by highly qualified professionals and trained program assistants. The staff provides for the academic and social needs of children in safe and nurturing environments. There is time, space, encouragement, and support for learning good study habits.

Program History - The E.S.S. program began in 1980 and is now offered in every elementary school in the Poway Unified School District. All children who attend elementary school in the District are eligible to enroll.

Program Activities - Our program is geared toward expanding each child's world through arts & crafts projects, science activities, reading and language arts reinforcement, and math concept development. Our program reinforces the social, motor, and academic skills children learn in the classroom.

Hours - E.S.S. is open Monday - Friday. Our hours are 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. These hours remain the same for Spring Break, President's Week and all three Summer sessions.


E.S.S. Embraces ENRICH, an acronym to include the following areas of enrichment, to use as a guide for staff planning:

E xercise mind & body
N urturing
R eading & Relationships
I nvestigating Interests
C haracter Counts!, Creative Thinking, & the Arts
H aving Fun!

We believe that the children's extended day will be enriched by providing a balanced activity calendar that will support their growth and development. We want to encourage our students to explore their interests, motivate them to achieve their personal best in a safe and nurturing env


All 2017 -2018 fees can be found under our 17-18 ESS Calendar link.

Pay your ESS Bill On-Line -



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