E. Hale Curran Elementary



Our school office is open daily from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Our office phone is 951.696.1405. Our fax number is 951.304.1726

All visitors are required to sign in at the office during the instructional day (8:35-2:50). They will be issued a Visitor or Volunteer badge. We welcome visitors but must ensure the safety of our students.

Morning Arrival

Supervision begins at 8:05. Please do not send your child to school earlier than 8:05 as there will be no adult supervision.

Child care is available for working parents. For fees, registration, or more information, please call 951.304.1624

When grade 1-5 students arrive in the morning, they should go directly to the center quad area. Kindergarten students should go directly to the Kindergarten playground.

The instructional day for grades 1 through 5 begins at 8:35 A.M. All grades will be dismissed at the end of the regular school day at 2:50 P.M. Students arriving after 8:35 A.M. must check in at the office before going to class to receive their tardy slip.

The Kindergarten instructional day for the morning session begins at 8:35 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m.

School Telephones

School phones are limited to school business and emergencies. Children will be permitted to use the phone only in an emergency. Plans for after school activities should be made at home before the school day. Students and teachers should not be asked to come to the phone when classes are in session, except in an emergency.

Reporting Student Absence

When your student is absent, please call the absence line at 951.696.1405 and press "1". Please leave the following information: date calling, student name, student's teacher, date of absence, reason for absence and your relationship to the student. Do not leave request for homework on the absence line. Any homework request must be requested directly from the teacher by accessing their voice mail or email.


Parent Teacher conferences are held at the end of the first trimester for all students. Spring conferences may be requested by either the teacher or parent. Please make every effort to attend them. To conference with a teacher at any time throughout the year an appointment may be made by email or phone.


Nutritious meals are available for purchase for breakfast and lunch in addition to ala carte items during lunch and breaks. Menus are sent home monthly and posted on-line. There are two ways to pre-pay for meals and pre-payment discounts are offered. Applications for free or reduced price lunches are available from Nutrition Services. Parents/students must pay for hot lunches BEFORE school.

Lost and Found

The lost and found is located in the back of the multi-purpose room. Please mark your child's sweaters, jackets, backpacks, lunch boxes etc. for easy identification. Small items are turned into the office. Parents are invited to check the lost and found. We are not responsible for personal toys, games or other items that should not be brought to school.


Any student riding a bike to school must supply a lock. Bikes must be stored in the fenced bike rack area. Students riding to school must wear bicycle helmets.

Skateboards, skates and roller blades are not allowed on the school grounds at any time. Bikes are not allowed on the main campus.

Library Hours

The library will be open to students and parents from 8:00 A.M.- 8:30 a.m. for book check outs, returns and study time. This is in addition to scheduled classroom visits.

Last Modified on December 2, 2011