School bells already ringing in La Jolla

First Day of School

Public Schools: Sept. 6

All Hallows Academy: Aug. 30

Evans School: Started Aug. 17

Gilispie School: Sept. 6

La Jolla Country Day School: Aug. 30

The Children’s School: Started Aug. 17

The Bishop’s School: Started Aug. 17

San Diego French American School: Sept. 6

Stella Maris Academy: Sept. 1

With some students already in classes, La Jolla’s public schools have planned some back to school events.

Sign-up days set for La Jolla and Bird Rock Elementary are mandatory for all new and returning families. For families who are new to the school, it is necessary to register at the main school office prior to the sign-up days.

For more information on the sign-up days and to download the forms you will need, visit the La Jolla Elementary website at or the Bird Rock Elementary website at .

— La Jolla Elementary: 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 31 or 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 1.

— Bird Rock Elementary: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 31 or 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1.

— Torrey Pines Elementary office is open weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. through Sept. 1 for enrollment. Enrollees will need two proofs of residence to obtain an enrollment packet: a current SDG&E bill plus a mortgage statement or current lease. For more information at (858) 453-2323 or go to

A new student orientation is set for 9 a.m. Sept. 1 in the TPES auditorium.

There’s also a get-together for new TPES families on from 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday at the Kellogg Park Playground at La Jolla Shores.

— Muirlands Middle School will have its Back to School Day on Sept. Current parents will be on hand to answer any questions and some after-school providers will talk about the after school clubs offered at Muirlands. A tour will be offered at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for parents of new students.

— La Jolla High School registration starts Aug. 25 for seniors; Aug. 26 for juniors, Aug.29 for sophomores and Sept. 1 for freshmen. Teachers will not be available until Sept. 1.