Contact Information

PTSA Planning Meeting


December 13, 2017


The Outpost (92 Sendero Drive)


This will be our first PTSA planning meeting for EK8.  During this meeting we will begin to work on Bylaws and Board Members.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Principal Wellikson,

Esencia K-8 will open the Fall 2018 as a K-5


Esencia K-8(EK8) will open the 2018-2019 school year offering  Kindergarten through 5th grade classes.  In addition, EK8 will have an on-campus Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten program.  EK8 will offer more grade levels as the Rancho Mission Viejo community continues to grow over time.  The current staffing plan has EK8 growing to Kindergarten through 6th grade during the 2019-2020 school year.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Principal Wellikson at

Esencia Community Engagement Meetings


December  2017

Time and Date TBD (Check back for updates)



November 2017

November 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Guest House (Sendero community)



Topics Covered:

Meet & Greet with Principal Josh Wellikson

Construction Updates


Q & A




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