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Harold J. Ambuehl Elementary 
28001 San Juan Creek Rd
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Main Line. . .  949-661-0400
Fax. . .  949-488-3158
Call In Sick. . .  949-661-3412
YMCA. . .  949-493-5327

Call-In-Sick Line

Please utilize the Call-In-Sick line to report your child's absence or to clear an absence.

Call-In-Sick Line

Office Hours

The Ambuehl office is available to help you Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 3:00 PM




School Hours

Grades 1-5
7:45 - 2:05 (M, W, Th, F)
7:45 - 12:50 (T)

Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.:
Early Birds -- 7:45- 11:38
Late Owls -- 9:15 - 1:08

Early Birds -- 7:45 - 11:38
Late Owls -- 7:45 - 11:38

Today: 8/7/22

Last Student Day

The last school day for Ambuehl Eagles is Thursday, June 7. Students will be dismissed on a modified schedule:

  • Kindergarten. . . 7:45 AM - 11:20 AM
  • Grades 1 - 5. . . 7:45 AM - 11:50 AM


Enjoy your summer!


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Ambuehl Renovation Project

The Ambuehl community is cordially invited to attend a presentation regarding the school's renovation project. District personnel, along with the architects, will share planned changes to the site as well gathering additional insights fr0m the community.

  • Thursday, May 31
  • 2:10 - 3:10
  • Ambuehl's MPR

2017/18 Registration

Ambuehl will hosting the annual Kindergarten Round up on Tuesday, January 30 at 1:30 PM in our MPR. If you have Kindergarten aged children, please plan on attending this important orientation presentation. Please click the links to access updated registration and School of Choice information.


2017/18 Registration Information

School of Choice Information

Kindergarten Round Up Presentation 1.30.18


Please check Ambuehl PTA Facebook for PTA events and information.

Ambuehl Elementary Upcoming events:



  • Renovation Community Input meeting. . . Thursday, May 31, 2:10/Ambuehl's MPR


  • Last Student Day. . . Thursday, June 7

5th Grade End of Year Activities

  • 5th Grade Variety Show. . . Wednesday, May 30
  • Beach Day. . . Monday, June 4/San Clemente Pier, Tower 1
  • Promotion Ceremony. . . Thursday, June 7/Blacktop

Drop off/pick up Reminders

  • Please enter the parking lot for drop-off/pick-up at the stop sign located at Cartagena.

  • After entering the parking lot, continue forward to drop-off/pick-up area.

  • Busses utilize the outside lane (closest to the curb), cars use the inside lane.

  • The BLUE sign indicates the start of the drop off/pick up area. Pull forward as far as possible.

  • Remind your children to have their backpacks and school materials ready to go before you enter the parking lot.

  • Do not leave your car unattended at the drop-off/pick-up zone.

  • Please do not drop off or pick up your children in the bus lane.

  • Exit the parking lot at Cartagena.

  • Model safe behavior and use the crosswalk on the street and in the parking lot.

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