Year at a Glance 

17-18 Regular Schedule:
         Transitional Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten (AM):  9:00-1:00
  • Kindergarten (PM):  11:00-3:00
  • 1st-8th Grades:  9:00-3:10
17-18 Minimum Day Schedule
  • Transitional Kindergarten (AM & PM):  9:00 - 12:40
  • 1st-8th Grades:  9:00 - 12:40

Our Vision

Manteca Unified School District, in partnership with the diverse communities, is dedicated to all students achieving their academic and personal potentials.  We are committed to providing a safe environment where quality education establishes the foundation for life-long learning.

Joshua Cowell School is committed to high academic standards focused on student achievement.  We emphasize positive character education for students within a safe and secure learning environment that empowers participation within our diverse community.





Come and join us to celebrate our troops  

at Friday morning

  9:00 a.m. September 8th



 We will be packing gift boxes

(please send any of the following items with your child. 

Dry goods, socks, batteries, non perishable items, travel

games, personal hygiene

products, beef jerky)







Contact us:


740 Pestana Ave.
Manteca, CA 95336
Phone (209) 858-7310

Fax (209) 858-7516

Principal: Christie Newman

Vice Principal: Kathrine Francis

Program Coordinator: Elizabeth Oyarzabal

Office Manager:  Nancy Thissen

Attendance Clerk: Darcie Boulter

Clerical Assistant: Ashley Cutter

Digital Support Technician:  Tiffany Meyer

Bell Schedule 2016-2017

CHKS Survey (Spanish)