Principal's Message Student Council MAKO Schedule CUSD Calendars Locate Us
Admin/Support Staff Counselor's Corner Kindergarten Teachers Grades 1-4 5th Grade K-5 Resource Teachers Bilingual Community Services Liaison Music Teacher
MAKO PTA MAKO Foundation CUSD Foundation MAKO Volunteers
Student Links
Welcome to the Library Students Parents Corner Volunteers
Vista del Mar YMCA

Call-In Sick Line

Vista del Mar Elementary Call-in sick line –


Please call in and report your child’s absence in the morning.


Quick Links

Fliers and Handouts

Supply Lists for 2016-2017 Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Kindergarten Round-Up PowerPoint Presentation

If you were unable to join us for the Kindergarten Round-Up meeting, click on this link Kindergarten Round-Up Presentation to find out important information about kindergarten registration.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.

CBEE Honor Roll School 2015


You are encouraged to join Vista del Mar's PTA and Mako Foundation. PTA membership is only $12 and funds such programs as Meet the Masters and the many educational assemblies throughout the year. Did ...more

Summer Schedule

Vista del Mar Office Staff is on Summer Break

We will return August 2nd - 4th, 8:00-12:00

August 7th we will return to normal operation hours from 8:00-3:00 p.m.

The first day of school is August 22.

EnJOY your summer break!

MAKO Foundation Supports our Makos!

The MAKO Educational Foundation is a group of parent volunteers who support Vista Del Mar Elementary and Middle Schools.  Through various fundraising opportunities we work to provide programs and facility enhancements that would otherwise go unfunded.  We love creating a community through the Monster Mash, MAKO Masters golf event and MAKO Challenge.  When you walk onto our campus you will see how the MAKO Foundation benefits your child in the following ways:

  • School Wide Mounted Projectors
  • Video Security System Campus Wide
  • Raptor Security System for volunteers and parents
  • VISTA DEL MAR ELEMENTARY – Google Chrome Books, STEAM Focused Programs and Supplies, Expanded Playground, State of the art computer lab, School Librarian, Music Program, New Writing Program for all grades
  • VISTA DEL MAR MIDDLE SCHOOL – Google Chrome Books, Library Computers, New Computer Graphics Computers, Survivor Book Club, SRLA, Robotics Program, 3D Printer, Music Instruments and Activities

The Foundation’s mission statement is Maximizing Academics, Knowledge, and Opportunity for all the MAKOS at Vista del Mar.  We will continue to support the critically important areas of academics, art, music, physical education programs and safety of our MAKOS.  This is not possible without the support of our amazing parents and staff.  Thank you for making these goals a reality.


To find out more about how you can help visit

Vista del Mar PTA supports our Makos

PTA programs include:  Assemblies, Red Ribbon Week, Mako Mediators T-shirts (coming in 2017-2018), Cyber Safety Cop Parent Nights, Arts Reflections, Teacher Appreciation Week, Music K-3, Meet the Masters Art Program, Giving Night, New Library Books, 4th Grade Gold Rush, Fifth Grade End of the Year Activities, Fifth Grade Olympics, Teacher Classroom Support, Field Trips, Middle School Grants and reminder binders.


Here are ways you can support the PTA:  Membership, Scholastic Book Fairs, Elementary School Yearbooks, Near and Dear Fundraising, Spring Carnival, Dine Out Weeks, Communities for Cause, Ralph's, Holiday Shop, Spirit Wear, and Box Tops.


Our mission is to positively impact the lives of children and families.

Follow Us On Twitter

Vista del Mar Elementary - Gold Ribbon and Honor Roll School

The California Department of Education identified

Vista del Mar Elementary School as a Gold Ribbon School

and 2015 California Honor Roll School.

Congratulations to our teachers, students and parents for their hard work, dedication, and passion for learning!  We have all known what a great school we have in our community and it is even better to know that the State has honored us for our efforts.  Vista del Mar is committed to providing our children with the best educational tools and thinking skills to prepare them for their future.  


In addition, the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE), has recognized Vista del Mar Elementary School as an Honor Roll school for the 2015 California Honor Roll.


Way to go Makos!

Parent Volunteers Strengthen Our Programs

Vista del Mar Elementary is proud of our parent support.  One of our Signature Practices as a Distinguished School is our Parents!  As we continue to develop and strength our school's programs, we continue to need your support.  Our PTA, MAKO Foundation and teachers need you!  Please look on our PTA and MAKO Foundation websites for more information about how you can help.


School Spirit - Under the Quick Links is the Spirit Wear Order Form.  All Spirit Wear is sold through the order form only!

Gold Ribbon Flag.jpg

Today: 7/24/17

Week at a Glance

<< >>

VDMES Communications

CUSD schools have transitioned away from traditional listserv emails. We will be sending messages through School Messenger, and only those who do not currently receive School Messenger messages ...more

Student Fees

Note to Parents and Guardians:

The Constitution of the State of California requires that we provide a public education to you free of charge. Fees for field trips and excursions in connection with ...more

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

Website Disclaimer

ATTENTION: The Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) does not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external Websites linked to and from this site that are operated or created by or for organizations outside of the CUSD. The linking to or from this site does not imply on the part of the CUSD or any of its schools any guarantee of quality, assumption of liability or endorsement of the organizations maintaining external Websites. Those organizations are solely responsible for the operation of their Website and quality of the content including advertisements, links, media, images and text that they may deem appropriate.