Common Core Information

Click here to view contents of Common Core Presentation shown at Newbury Park High School.

Common Core Parent Letter

Common Core Info Packet


Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment Information

Common Questions


CAASPP Letter English

CAASPP Letter Spanish

Anti-Bullying Assembly

Click here to view contents of Anti-Bullying Assembly presented by Mrs. Davis on September 17th.

Traffic Safety Around School

Notice about Traffic Safety: Please click here.

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What's Happening

Week of 9/16/19

Monday, 9/16 PTA Fun Run Fundraiser-  Apex Leadership Kickoff Meeting

Wednesday, 9/18 - GATE Parent Meeting 6:30 pm in Rm 22

Friday, 9/20 NO BOBCAT ASSEMBLY this week



Boletin de Cat Tales de Banyan


Banyan Spiritwear Online Store

Banyan Elementary Connections

Q Please be sure to register your email address in the Q-parent portal as we will be sending more messages through email and app, and fewer through phone calls.

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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

Registration Packets for neighborhood school enrollment 2019-2020 are available in the front office.

 Incoming Kindergarten students must be 5 on or before 9/1/2019.
Learn more about what it means to be a Banyan Bobcat - view our Kindergarten Brochure

Registration Requirements

TK - K Options 2019-2020

Documentation required: original birth certificate or passport; immunization records, proof of residency, valid driver's license or ID card

SCHOOL TOURS: School tours are now over.  Please contact the front office if for more information. (805)498-6641.

Before/After School Programs

  CRPD After School Recreation Program  at Banyan

Banyan Band is a before and during school program for 4th and 5th grade students. 

Banyan Strings is a before and during school program for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. 

Banyan Chorus is an after school program for K-5 students.

Woodshop is an after school program for 1st - 5th grade students. 

All classes are held here on campus.


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