Parents click on the below link to take the district's 2020-2021 school year planning survey:

Banta School District 2020-2021 School Year Planning Survey

Encuesta de Planificación del Año Escolar 2020-2021 del Distrito Escolar

Superintendent's Update

Banta Elementary School District 2020-2021 Reopening

Banta Elementary School District would like to recognize County Public Health Officer,  Maggie Park, MD, for her courageous leadership and support during the COVID-19 crisis. We are all working together to keep the Banta Community healthy and informed.

As we plan for next school year, we are preparing to continue to offer the best education for children that meets each individual child needs.  At this time, we are planning to start school on Tuesday, August 11th, as scheduled.  See letter sent out to parents for more information on what the district will be offering subject to California being in Stage Three of COVID 19 continuum and California Department of Education and San Joaquin County Health Department Guidelines:

June 3, 2020 BESD School Reopening Letter to Parents -Spanish.pdf
June 3, 2020 BESD School Reopening Letter to Parents.pdf

The school and district offices will remain closed to the public.  If you need to reach them please call.  We ask that you do not come to the district office or school site at this time.  Please call if you have any questions or concerns, we are here for you.

District Office: 209-229-4651
Banta Elementary: 209-229-4650

You can also email with any questions or concerns:

Meals Provided to Students During the Summer
BESD's Food & Nutrition Program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through and pick up meals for the children in their family at the school site.  Children must be present in order to provide meals, per USDA guidelines. 


Beginning Tuesday, June 2nd we will start our Summer Meal program schedule.  Meals will be provided during the summer until school resumes in August.   Meals will be served one day a week on Tuesdays only from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. at our two school site locations.   You will receive a breakfast and a lunch for 5 days for each child.

For additional information, pick up location addresses, order in advance information:

Grab N' Go Meal Information


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What's Happening
GECAC Summer Program June 8 - July 17

COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates 
For additional information please visit the district website:

How to talk to your kids about the COVID-19 Coronavirus
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (PBS Kids)
Talking to Children About COVID-19(Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

U.S. Census 2020
The U.S. Census 2020 Survey opens April 1, 2020. Banta Elementary School District needs your help in completing the survey.  California receives over $7 billion in vital federal aid for programs that support schools.   The Census count determines  the distribution of these funds. The link above provides additional important information regarding the survey and importance of every family in California taking the survey.

2020-2021 Banta School Calendar

2020-2021 Banta Ag Science Magnet Information Video 

2020-2021 Registration Information



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