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Sonora Elementary School

Newport-Mesa Unified School District

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    2021-2022 enrollment

    The Karen Kendall Welcome Center is now open for virtual enrollment.  Please follow the link below for directions.

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    The Karen Kendall Welcome Center is designed to assist all parents/ students with the Pre-Enrollment process for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD). The goal is to provide you with the most welcoming experience possible.

    For any questions, please call 949-515-6743. 

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    Sonora Elementary School

    About Us

    Sonora School is the hidden gem in the Mesa del Mar community of Costa Mesa.  The school's mission of creating a school that accepts no limits to the academic success of ALL students serves as the guidepost for everything that we believe in. We hold high expectations and offer students opportunities to excel in the classroom and through outside experiences.

    We continue to add college symbolism around our campus to promote college readiness and college bound thinking. We are committed to continually improving our programs and practices in order to prepare all students for college and the work place.  

    Sonora Elementary School was named a California Distinguished School in 2002, 2008 and 2017. We also received recognition as a Title I Achieving School in 2008 and 2016. These are two prestigious awards that recognize our school's excellence. Sonora also received the California Gold Ribbon Award and the Exemplary Arts Award in 2016.

    The students at Sonora Elementary School consistently acquire the knowledge, skills, habits, and attributes needed to be successful in middle school, high school, college, and the work place.