Principal's Message


Ms. Julie Kozel                 

     Ms. Julie Kozel


Dear Patterson Road Families,

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  I am looking forward to my first year as principal of Patterson Road School.  I hope you had a summer filled with time for relaxation and fun family activities. I love the beginning of school every year with its prospects of fresh starts, new experiences and endless opportunities for learning! 

Our school hours are 8:00am to 2:15pm, Wednesdays 8:00am to 1:00pm. The campus will be open for students at 7:45am.  

Our first day of school will be a minimum day on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  School will begin at 8:00am and students will be dismissed at 12:25pm.  All kindergarten students will be on the early schedule and will attend school from 8:00 am to 11:20 am.  Class assignments will be available on the Aeries Parent Portal ( ) on Wednesday, August 16 at 5:00pm. (If you need assistance creating and navigating the Aeries Parent Portal, please contact our office at 805-938-8750.)

We are working hard to make sure that our enrollment numbers are absolutely accurate. If your family is not coming back to Patterson Road School, please email or call us (938-8750). We’re still making last minute adjustments in staffing.

Patterson Road School’s Back to School Night will be taking place on Thursday, September 14 from 6:30pm-8:00pm. 6:30- PTA Meeting/Staff Introductions in the Cafeteria.  7:00-1st Session in classrooms, 7:30- 2nd Session in classrooms.

Once again, welcome back, and if you and your children are new to the Patterson Road School community – welcome! I am looking forward to a wonderful year.  Please feel free to contact me at any time by e-mail  or by phone (938-8790). Of course, you can stop by in person!


Julie Kozel
Patterson Road School Principal                                                                                                                           



Kindergarten: 8 a.m.-11:20 p.m. (A.M. session)

10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. (P.M. session)

Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (P.M. Session Only)

Grades 1-6: 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

Wednesdays: 8 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email:, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at