Drop-off, Pick up, Parking

Campus maps will be available at Orientation.


 Front Parking lot

The driveway to the school is one-way. If you approach the school from the south, go to the traffic light at La Jolla Scenic, make a U-turn, and immediately turn right at the entrance. From La Jolla Scenic South, turn right onto Soledad Mtn. Road, and immediately turn right into the driveway. You may only exit the lot one way, to the south on Soledad Mountain Road. If you are headed north, make a U-turn at the traffic light near the Ridgegate housing complex. It is strictly forbidden to make U-turns at the Windemere complex or turn around in the Windemere driveway.

A member of the staff will direct traffic in the parking lot and guide students to the entrance. Please follow traffic director’s instructions and abide by the following rules:

Please drive slowly in all parking areas.

The yellow zone at the front of the school is a student drop-off zone. No parking is allowed. You may only remain in the yellow zone for a maximum of 15 seconds.

You way walk your child from the car only if you are parked in a designated parking area in the front parking lot.

Reserved spaces for Head of School, Auction Winners, and disabled drivers are not available for general parking.

 Rear Parking lot

The parking lot adjacent to the Pre-Elementary school is reserved for Pre-Elementary drop-off and pick-up only. Cars must display a 2018-2019 Parking Permit. All new families must pick up a 2018-2019 parking per- mit from Babeth Esterly. For returning families in Pre-Elementary who still have their pass, please ask her to update your permit.


For a list of parents living in your area code, email admin@sdfrenchschool.org.


If you are interested in the school transportation service from and to Encinitas and Carmel Valley, contact Stéphanie Humbert, admin@sdfrenchschool.org. Transportation will start on the first day of school. Once enrolled, please contact Stephanie should you decide to drive your child on a specific day.