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3060 Snows Road

Camino, CA 95709

Phone: (530) 644-2204

Fax: (530) 644-0780

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Superintendent/Principal: Dr. Brett Nelson

Assistant Principal: Carmen Glaister


It is your responsibility to notify the school office about all absences. If your child is absent, and for each day your child is absent, please call the school attendance line at 644-2204, ext. 380, or send an email note to


The Extended Day Program is held Monday through Friday in Room B from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information on the Extended Day Program, please contact the El Dorado County Office of Education at 622-7130, ext. 298.

Distinguished School

Camino Elementary School is a California Distinguished School.

Camino Elementary School provides a family-centered environment dedicated to academic success for our diverse students. Skilled, credentialed, trained and supported teachers provide a sophisticated standards-based curriculum. A powerful assessment and intervention program supported by modern technology, and linked with a supportive school culture, ensures that no student is left behind. Recently, Camino School was selected as a 2009 National Title I Distinguished School and recognized as a 2010 California Distinguished School.

Emergency Procedure

Should an emergency arise at school, we will use our emergency phone notification system to send out a message to advise you of the situation. As a parent you can ensure that fire fighters, law enforcement and school officials are able to handle an emergency. Please do not rush to the school to pick up your child. Emergency plans are in place to reunite students with their parents as quickly as possible.

Drug Free School Zone

Camino Union School District is a drug free school zone. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are prohibited!

Student Resources

For cafeteria menu and bus routes, see: District Info > Students

Head Start State Preschool

Head Start State Preschool: Child Development Programs & Services offers high quality, early education programs for families with children ages birth to 5. Applications are now available for the 2017-2018 preschool program year. Call for more information: (530) 295-2270.