Located the the Santa Cruz Mountains just south of Los Gatos, Lakeside Joint School District has served the families of our  Mountain Community for over 135 years!

Lakeside Welcomes Our New Superintendent/ Principal!

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Lakeside Joint School District, I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Shameram Karim — “Shammy” — as Superintendent/Principal, effective July 1, 2017.  We encourage everyone to help welcome Ms. Karim and introduce her to our wonderful school and community.  She is very excited to come to Lakeside and to get to know everyone.  Her email address is skarim@lakesidelosgatos.org.

Les Niles, President
Lakeside Board of Trustees

YMCA Camp Campbell and Lakeside Elementary are proud to announce a new partnership offering before and after school programming starting this fall.

We look forward to providing qualified and caring YMCA educators to enhance your child’s full potential.

Recreation and Enrichment program is located directly on your school campus with convenient and flexible options.

  • Before school program hours: 6:30-8:30 am
  • After school program hours: 2:45-6:30 pm
  • Bus rider option
  • Financial assistance and sibling rate available

Our program features daily lessons aligned with Common Core:

  • Daily Homework Help/Tutoring
  • 21 Century Skills (critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativity)
  • STEM/Literacy Enrichment
  • Arts Education
  • College and Career Exploration
  • Global Learning
  • Leadership Development
  • Nutrition Education and Healthy Snacks/Meals
  • Physical Activity
  • Service Learning
  • Special Middle School Program Options


Additional information and registration materials are now available.  Please contact Sarah Shea at sarah.shea@ymcasv.org or 831-338-2128 ext 1412 for additional information.

This week at Lakeside School: