Ocean View School District Mission Statement

Ocean View School District ensures that all students achieve academic success and are prepared to live and learn in a rapidly changing world by providing rigorous and relevant learning experiences and empowering families and staff to work together.

History Overview

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Established in 1872, Ocean View School District is one of the oldest in Ventura County. It began with a one-room schoolhouse on the corner of Olds and Hueneme Roads, on property purchased from county pioneer Thomas Bard for $20. Students who wanted to continue their education beyond the eighth grade rode their horses about 45 minutes to Oxnard High School.

In 1952, what is now Mar Vista Elementary School was built to accommodate a growing post-World War II population and a housing expansion at Point Mugu Navy Base. The original one-room school was finally closed in 1959. Laguna Vista Elementary School was soon built to accommodate the continued growth in enrollment from the naval base. Later, the District added two more schools and a child care center.

Invention 3rd Place- Exercise Dogs and Cats

Invention 2nd Place (Tie)- Mega Eraser

Invention 2nd Place (Tie)- Jackpack

STEAM Expo Winners!

Invention First Place - Zipper Bag

Scientific Inquiry First Place-Water Wonders

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