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Welcome to Banyan!  

2021 -2022 Bell Schedule


Banyan Elementary Connections

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A Message from our Principal

Welcome to Banyan Elementary School. . . home of the Bobcats. Banyan is a proud neighborhood school with a tradition of academic excellence, parent involvement, and joyful learning.  We strive to meet the individual needs of our students and create an environment where every student feels like they belong. 

This website is a living document and is changing constantly. Please visit often to get a picture of what we are doing to making students love to learn and be successful in their learning goals at Banyan.  However, a website can never tell the full picture of the magic that happens daily in our classrooms. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me personally, or any of our staff, if we can answer any questions for you.

Thank you for visiting!

Allison Kennedy

Principal, Banyan Elementary

NEW STUDENT Registration Info

2021-2022 Enrollment for New to CVUSD Students Begins January 19, 2021

  • In consideration of social-distancing guidelines, enrollment packets will be sent and received electronically with no in-person exchanges
  • Please begin enrollment by accessing our online pre-enrollment process. Click the "Enroll" button on our banner, or click here.
  • Please print and submit the pre-enrollment form and email a copy of the signed pre-enrollment form to Banyan Office Manager Chris Okun at This step in necessary to complete pre-enrollment.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please contact Chris at or Banyan Principal Allison Kennedy at

 School Choice (for families living inside the district)

The School Choice Application for the 2021-2022 School Year now available ONLINE here  

Applications for Elementary and Middle School are accepted through the first day of school (August 18, 2021). 

Watch a Recording of our Parent Information Night: Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten & School Choice hosted on 11.4.20



School Supplies Donation List by Grade Level

Before/After School Programs


CRPD is offering  After school Enrichment Classes, Band (Spanish), and String Orchestra (Spanish)



Club 8 Program

To view the Club 8 PowerPoint presentation, click here!


Section 5 of Article IX of the State of California Constitution guarantees students a “free public education.” The State Supreme Court concluded in the 1984 case of Hartzell v. Connell (35 Cal.3d.899 (1984)), “that all educational activities carried on by public school districts, extra-curricular as well as curricular, must be without cost to the students who participate in such activities.” This same ruling found that “mandatory fees for participating in such extra-curricular activities as drama, music, and athletic competition were illegal under the State Constitution.” Furthermore, they also rejected the argument that “fees could be charged so long as the district waived fees for students who were financially unable to pay.” 

Sunday, June 5th: BANYAN ANNUAL SPRING CARNIVAL: 12 - 4 pm
Sunday, June 5th: BANYAN ANNUAL SPRING CARNIVAL: 12 - 4 pm


Banyan Elementary

1120 Knollwood Drive
Newbury Park, CA 91320

PH: (805) 498-6641
FAX: (805) 375-6626