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Zephyr Cove Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Zephyr Cove Elementary School 

    School Hours


    Hours: 8:45 AM - 3:18 PM 
    Breakfast: 8:35-8:45 AM
    Due to staffing issues, there is no before school recess time, students are to report to classrooms upon arrival.  Please do not drop off your students prior to 8:35am due to lack of supervision.

    Early Out Days (select Mondays on calendar)  8:45am-1:50pm

    Minimum Day (12/2 & 6/16) 8:45am - 12:45pm

    90 Minute Delayed Start (due to weather) 10:15 AM - 3:10 PM (Buses will run 90 minutes late on these days.)

    • Intimate, small school setting
    • Highly Qualified Teachers
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Gifted & Talented Instruction
    • Music, Art, PE, STEAM programs
    • Reading Specialist, Reading Interventionist, ELL Specialist, Resource Specialist
    • Tahoe Place-Based Education: Science curriculum aligned to NGSS and adapted to each grade level with hands-on inquiry based instruction and escorted field trips designed to teach preservation and stewardship of Lake Tahoe
    • Active and supportive Parent Club
    Book Fair at ZCES Sept 19-23

    Online Registration is now open for all Kindergarten and New Student registration for the 2022-2023 school year. If your student will not be returning next year, please let our office know!  If your student will be returning, an annual update will be required in order to ensure we have the most accurate information.

    Nevada Law states that a child must be 5 years old on or before the first day of school. The first day of the school year is August 22, 2022. Some exceptions for the 2022-2023 school year may apply to students who have completed a Pre-Kindergarten program and who will be 5 years old by September 30, 2022.


    You can begin the registration and annual update process by clicking the button below!

    2022-2023 Annual Update Info

    The required Annual Update and Review of your child's contact information is available on your DCSD Infinite Campus parent portal. This required annual process has moved from paper format to the electronic parent portal and provides the  District with the most current and accurate contact and health information in case of an emergency for your child. Updating this information will ensure that we are able to reach you in the most efficient and timely manner.

    Just click More on the sidebar, then click Online Registration to begin. Thank you very much for taking a few moments to review and update this important information. 

    Annual Update

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