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cartoon school house with children standing in front of it

Dailard has four Kindergarten classrooms.  We have a strong kinder team who collaborate together to bring the best experience for our new Dailard dolphins!

Mrs. Gutierrez

 Mrs. Gutierrez has taught for SDUSD for 13 years and 3 years at Dailard. She   enjoys beach days with her family and helping children grow and learn. 



Mrs. Kinney

 Mrs. Kinney has taught 22 years and for the last 13 years she has   taught Kindergarten at Dailard. In addition to a Masters in Education she   also has  a degree in theater. Mrs. Kinney enjoys singing and dancing.



Mrs. Leisse Mrs. Leisse has taught 17 years and for the last 5 years at Dailard. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She enjoys   hiking, swimming and taking walks with her dogs. 




Mrs. Russell

 Mrs. Russell has taught for 12 years and it is her 3rd year at Dailard. She enjoys her family time, cheering her boys on in sports and heading   to the beach any chance she can get. 




Children who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2020 are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2020/21 School Year. 

Children entering kindergarten should have the following immunizations:

  • 5 DTaP (4 doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the 4th birthday)
  • 4 Polio (3 doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the 4th birthday)
  • 3 Hep B
  • 2 MMR (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday. Only on dose of mumps and rubella vaccines are required if given separately.)
  • 2 Varicella

 Please review enrollment times and other requirements on the New Student Enrollment section. 

Our Kindergarten students have their own bathrooms, play area and snack time.  

 Kinder Sand Box

Kinder Play Structure


Kinder Snack Tables