NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA SCHOOLS: DAY CARE - HIGH SCHOOL
By Sarah Jaudon
IntroductionWelcome to Naval Base Point Loma! This base is located in the always beautiful San Diego, California. Receiving PCS orders can be exciting especially when the destination is this desirable. However, figuring out where your child will attend school can be daunting and of the utmost importance especially when choosing where to live. Whether your child is in day care or heading off to high school let this guide take the stress out of searching. We’ve compiled a list of the best schools in and around Naval Base Point Loma.
Suggested Read:Naval Base Point Loma: In-Depth Welcome Center
Schools in Naval Base Point LomaThere are no DoD schools located on Naval Base Point Loma, however, there are many public schools belonging to the San Diego Unified School District located close to many Lincoln Military housing locations. The Naval Base Point Loma Military School Liaison Officer has additional resources to assist families who are relocating to Naval Base Point Loma and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD).
Military School Liaison Officer140 Sylvester Road, Bldg. 211 San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 553-8290
Naval Base Point Loma Day Care
Child Development CenterBldg. 377 Naval Base Point Loma, Subase (NBPL, Subase) San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 553-0765 Child Development programs are offered to ages 6 weeks to 5 years at Child Development Centers (CDC) throughout San Diego. Caregivers receive extensive training in the development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to ensure an enriching day care experience for young Navy family members. Program elements include age appropriate activities, participation in the USDA food program, and monthly training requirements of staff.
Naval Base Point Loma Elementary SchoolAll elementary schools are off base and listed below.
Naval Base Point Loma Middle SchoolAll middle schools are off base and listed below.
Naval Base Point Loma High SchoolAll high schools are off base and listed below.
Point Loma SchoolsThe Point Loma area has ten elementary schools (seven public, three private), two middle schools, and one senior high school. Your school is determined by your residence address and you are always guaranteed your neighborhood school site within the San Diego Unified School District. Determine your neighborhood in the SDUSD at School Finder. Even though there are no DoD schools located on Naval Base Point Loma, there are many public schools belonging to SDUSD located close to many Lincoln Military housing locations, including Gateway Village, Village at NTC, Admiral Hartman, Chesterton and Villages at Serra Mesa. Nine of the public schools are a part of the Point Loma Cluster. The Cluster employs a unique grade configuration serving over 6,400 students in grades K-12. The primary objective is to increase communication between and coordinate the efforts of the cluster schools, thus supporting the development of the cluster into an outstanding, cohesive K-12 environment for the children of Point Loma and San Diego.
Elementary Schools Near Naval Base Point Loma
1. Loma Portal Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 3341 Browning St San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 223-1683 Grade: TK-4 Loma Portal Elementary School is a vibrant, family-oriented school with a mission to inspire all students to achieve their optimal potential and to be productive citizens in today's global society. Instruction is focused on every student reaching or exceeding Common Core Standards.
2. Cabrillo Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 3120 Talbot St San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 362-4000 Grade: TK-4 Cabrillo Elementary School serves students through an early childhood special education program, the state preschool program (3 & 4 year olds) and the elementary program (UTK-4th grade). Cabrillo Elementary is proud to be The Best Little School in Point Loma! If your wanting a more intimate school experience this in your school
3. Ocean Beach Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 4741 Santa Monica Avenue San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (619) 223-1631 Grade: TK-4 Ocean Beach Elementary School serves over 400 TK-4th grade students. OBE has been recognized as a California Distinguished School for outstanding academic success. Their arts program has been recognized by the state of California which honored the school with the Exemplary Arts in Education Award. If your child is interested in the performing arts this school would be a great fit.
4. Sunset View Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 4365 Hill Street San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (858) 988-2000 Grade: TK-4 Sunset View Elementary School is a newly certified STEAM school within the San Diego Unified School District. Their TK, K, and 1st grade students have started STEAM and they will add a new grade level each year to fill out the program. This gives students the needed foundational skills for the future while connecting the sciences and arts together in a meaningful, integrated way. A child that shows interest in science would enjoy the programs at this school.
5. Dewey Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 3251 Rosecrans St San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: 1 (619) 430-1800 Grade: TK-4 Dewey Elementary is located in the beautiful and historic Point Loma area by the bustling Midway neighborhood. The student body draws primarily from the new Liberty Station and Gateway Village, two housing developments for families of military personnel.
6. Silver Gate Elementary SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 1499 Venice Street San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (858) 988-2200 Grade: TK-4 Silver Gate Elementary School represents all the best of tradition, innovation, and community in a school. Educating generations of students, Silver Gate has stood at the edge of the Pacific Ocean in the Point Loma neighborhood since 1951. It was named for its position as the Silver Gate to the Pacific.
Middle Schools Near Naval Base Point Loma
1. Dana Middle SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 1775 Chatsworth Blvd San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (858) 988-2900 Grade: 5-6 At Dana Middle School they focus on exploring and sharing instructional strategies that will enhance curriculum and lessons that support 21st century learners by providing a rigorous education. Students at Dana Middle school will focus on critical thinking, problem solving, being creative, and taking on leadership roles in order for them to navigate in the world.
2. Correia Middle SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 4302 Valeta St San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (619) 560-4809 Grade: 7-8 Correia Middle School is one of the nine schools in the Point Loma Cluster which emphasize the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It is intended to supplement the current standards, as well as ensure that students leave school with the real-world skills and knowledge that he or she needs to succeed in college and/or career.
High Schools Near Naval Base Point Loma
Point Loma High SchoolSan Diego Unified School District 2335 Chatsworth Blvd San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 860-5000 Grade: 9-12 Point Loma High School is a four year comprehensive high school serving grades 9-12 with a wide range of courses, including fine academic programs, extensive elective offerings, and excellent extracurricular opportunities. Our ethnically diverse student population, of approximately 2000 students reside primarily from the Point Loma community. Point Loma received a six-year accreditation in May 2015, by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The success of Point Loma High School is a credit to the entire community. Parents, staff, community members, and alumni dedicate much of their time and energy to support the school.
Charter Schools Near Naval Base Point Loma
1. High Tech Elementary Explorer2230 Truxtun Road, First Floor San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (858) 988-2200 Grade: TK-5 High Tech Elementary Explorer is an independent public school, founded in 2000, which serves 350 children in grades K-5 who are enrolled by lottery from throughout San Diego. Explorer’s mission is to develop critical thinkers who are caring, confident and lifelong learners in a diverse community that is sensitive to the needs of each child. Academic studies at Explorer take the form of projects, which engage students in research, content learning, field studies, and exhibitions.
2. High Tech Elementary Point Loma2150 Cushing Rd San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (858) 988-2200 Grade: TK-5 High Tech Elementary Point Loma (HTe) opened in 2015 as the 13th school in the High Tech High network. The curriculum is based on the HTH Design Principles of equity, personalization, authentic work and collaboration. As a charter school with students who are enrolled by lottery from throughout San Diego, the school is diverse by design. HTe classrooms are fully inclusive, as the goal is to disrupt educational inequities through supporting students’ physical, social-emotional, and intellectual well-being.
Private Schools Near Naval Base Point Loma
1. The Rock Academy2277 Rosecrans St San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 764-5200 Grade: Infant - 12 The Rock Academy sits in Liberty Station, in the heart of San Diego. Currently 250+ students attend grades K -12, another 110+ children attend the Early Educational Center. This is a nine to one student to teacher ratio. From infancy and preschool to high school graduation, students at the Rock Academy develop academically, emotionally, and spiritually in an inclusive, faith-filled, leadership-focused community.
2. Warren-Walker School (Point Loma Lower School Campus)4605 Point Loma Ave San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: 1 (619) 223-3663 Grade: Infant - 8 Warren-Walker School holds its students to a high academic and moral standard. Early Learning through the 8th grade program at Warren-Walker School allows students to grow and be fully encouraged and supported in an environment that is tailor-made for their developmental levels.
Day Cares Near Naval Base Point LomaChoosing a day care is top priority when moving to a new duty station. Luckily, there are many in-home, private day cares, and preschools in Point Loma. Only you know what is best for your child. Here's a list of resources to help you in making that decision. Winnie is a wonderful resource for vetting day care facilities in your area, as well as Care.com. Don’t underestimate the value of Yelp reviews and make sure to visit the day care facility and take a tour whenever possible. Don’t forget to check out the Child Development Center on base.
ConclusionNaval Base Point Loma in San Diego, California is a gem of a town, and the schools in this tight knit community reflect the same beauty as the local beaches. The history and charm of Naval Base Point Loma makes it a wonderful place to raise kids, and the schools here are no exception to that rule. The standard of living is exceptional, and once you pick a neighborhood school, make sure you soak up the sun and explore all of the fun things to do in and near Naval Base Point Loma.
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