Welcome to the 2022/23 School Year

Bus Schedules

For 2022/23 district-wide bus schedules, in Spanish and English, please click here

School Year Calendars

For 2022/23 Instructional Year calendars, please click here for English and here for Spanish.

Bell Schedules

For 2022/23 district-wide bells schedules, in Spanish and English, please click here

Ojai Unified School District

Support Programs

For questions regarding any of the following parent and student services and programs, please reach out to your School Site's Office Manager, contact information below. If the issue isn't easily resolved, families can also submit a Help Form, and our support team will respond promptly.

Office Managers will respond to your request as quickly as possible during regular business hours.

Mental Health and Wellness

Ojai Unified provides individual and group counseling services, free of charge, to students K-12th grade to address school-based issues. These services are provided by Marriage and Family or Social Work Associates and Trainees, under the direct clinical supervision of our Mental Health Clinician, on the school campus and during school hours. To request support, please submit a Help form here, or visit our district Mental Health Clinician's page here.

Family Support

Our Family Support Coordinator provides assistance to Ojai Unified parents and families, offering:

  • opportunities to meet with parents and have them give input on supports their children may need to succeed.

  • tutorials for parents and students in registering for and accessing online platforms such as ParentSquare, ParentConnect, GoGuardian and more.

  • activities and strategies that enhance educational programs.

  • family literacy training.

  • educational workshops for families.

  • additional support for our emergent bilingual students in:

    • tutoring and intervention.

    • college and career exploration.

The new Family Resource Center is located at the District Office. For assistance, please contact Family Support Coordinator Alex Mejia-Holdsworth at amejia@ojaiusd.org or 805-640-4300, ext. 1009

If your student needs resources to to learn or participate in school, including after-school activities, please click this link Family Fund.

Parent Support Tools

5 Star Student

Studies show that student engagement - in clubs, sports, performing arts, and on-campus events - increase students' sense of belonging, fostering wellness and even student achievement.

Our district has launched a new tool, 5StarStudent, as a partner offering with your student and their school site in determining citizenship points, and engagement in school activities. We piloted this program at Nordhoff High School and Matilija Middle School in 2021-22. For more information, please contact your school site.

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GoGuardian Parent

Ojai Unified utilizes GoGuardian Parent to allow parents to see what sites and documents their children are browsing, and provide parents with additional internet controls at home. By providing this tool, our goal is to empower parents to take a more active role in your children's online learning, while allowing for a greater sense of transparency with student browsing.


To access the app, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Download the app

    1. iPhone: Visit App Store, search for GoGuardian Parent, and tap the download button.

    2. Android: Visit Google Play Store, search for GoGuardian Parent, and tap the download button.

  2. After the app is successfully downloaded and installed, open it up and enter the email address registered with the school. Note:  if you forgot your registered email address, or need to change it, please use this form to change it. 

  3. Login/Check Email: Check your email on your phone for a link to log in to the app. Tap the "Verify your email", and it will take you straight to the app. Note: If you don't have access to your email through the device you used to log in, tap on "Login with verification code", and copy and paste the verification code from the email into the app.

Paper

Our district's newest student support offering, Paper is a 1:1 online tutoring platform. that connects our Nordhoff and Matilija students to a tutor 24/7, 365 days a year, on any subject through a live chat feature. Students can also hand in any written work and receive feedback in less than 24 hours. To learn more about Paper, contact your school site.

ParentSquare

Our parent notification system, ParentSquare, supports more than 100 languages and reaches parents via their preferred platform - app, email, text, voice-operated devices and web portal. Our district, administrators and teachers use ParentSquare to send important messages, attendance notices, permission slips and sign-up forms.

Parents can also view and sign secured documents and check outstanding lunch balances.

  • To access ParentSquare notifications, parents must first enroll their student at OUSD.

  • After enrollment, parents will receive a text or email notification from your child's school to register with ParentSquare. 

    Questions? Please visit ParentSquare's FAQ here, view the short video tutorials, below, or call your school site office manager.

  • ParentSquare video tutorial in English

  • ParentSquare video tutorial in Spanish

ParentConnect

Parent Connect is an online  portal to the district's student information system and can be used to access your student's  enrollment, class schedules, and student gradebooks (in certain grades).  

HOW TO REGISTER: Click link here

ALREADY REGISTERED: Visit ParentConnect here

CANVAS PARENT/OBSERVER

Setup your parent/observer account, click here

Already have an account?  Click here to access Canvas