A Free Dual Language Public Elementary Charter School

Academic Excellence

Kavod's Workshop Model and Low Teacher to Student Ratio Ensures Every Student Is Successful.

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Dual Language

Kavod is the ONLY Free-Public School in San Diego that Teaches the Modern Hebrew Language through Immersion.

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Social Responsibility

Kavod Encourages Socially Responsible Citizens through a Curriculum that Instills Good Character Traits and by Giving Back to our Community.

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Global Awareness

Kavod Implements a Unique Curriculum that uses lessons about Israel as a starting point for learning about the Importance of Diversity and Providing an Appreciation for all Cultures.

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School Tours/Information Sessions

If you are interested in enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year, please contact Kavod to schedule a personal tour.  If you are interested in enrolling in subsequent years, please sign up for one of the group tours. Tours are posted on a monthly basis.

Currently information sessions are being offered on the following dates. Please sign up by clicking on a date below to reserve your spot.

November 10th 10:30am 

November 19th 10:30am 

December 3rd 10:30am 

December 15th 5:30pm 

In order to limit distraction to our current students, unless a parent is considering Kavod for the current school year, tours of classes are only provided at the scheduled time. Kavod cannot accommodate single individual tours during the day as it is not conducive to the learning environment of our students. Thank you for understanding.

Applications for Intent to Enroll

Kavod Lottery Application Form – 2016-2017

Applications can be submitted by: 
Email: admissions@KavodElementary.org
Fax: 858.777.9197 
In Person: Kavod Office 3201 Marathon Drive San Diego, CA 92123

The application for 2016-2017 will be accepted between September 28th and February 26th.  Completing the application places a student in the lottery and is not a guarantee of enrollment.  The lottery for enrollment is scheduled for March 8th (subject to change).

To support Kavod with prop 39 (facilitates and our school site), we encourage parents who are interested in applying to apply in October.


Kavod Application 2015-2016

The lottery window has closed, but you can still apply. Some grades still have spots available. Call 858.386.0887 for more details. 

Kavod in the Media

L’ Chaim Magazine‘s education journalist, Erin Philips came to Kavod.  Read her story published in the February 2015 edition.

Kavod Elementary: A World-Class Education

Hear from a parent-

article written by Ronnie Weisberg

Kol HaKavod – Choosing Kavod

Video of Sela on the Israeli News



Kavod Elementary is  located on the Cubberley Elementary school site at 3201 Marathon Drive in Serra Mesa.  Kavod’s campus is very freeway accessible from the 15 to the east, the 805 & 163 to the west, the 52 to the north and the 8 to the south. The beautiful campus has newer playgrounds, a large blacktop (with hopscotch, four square, handball walls, tetherball poles, a volleyball court and more), a basketball court and a baseball field, gardens, a cafeteria and kitchen, an auditorium and of course, our utmost priority, tight security.

Map to Kavod Elementary – 3201 Marathon Drive