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Support Mar Vista School

Welcome to Mar Vista School!

We are a wonderful community thanks to committed families who attend and partner with our dedicated principal, teachers, and staff.  There are many ways for families to get involved and we encourage everyone to reach out to the principal, teacher, room parent, PTA and/or Mar Vista School Enrichment Group (MVSEG) to find out where you can make an impact.

Everyone has something to give which makes Mar Vista School a wonderful and diverse community it is today. 100% participation is encouraged.  Please consider an option that works best for your family: donate your time, donate your money, donate your expertise! 




Any adult who wants to volunteer at school, in the classroom, or attend field trips must submit an online volunteer application via Parent Portal or by going to  Applications must be approved by the school and District office.  The application and approval process can take up to two months, so please plan ahead.  For returning families, the application must be renewed annually and new children added (as applicable).  For renewals, TB clearances are good for up to four years.  All volunteers must sign in and out at the front desk or main office, and wear a visible VOLUNTEER BADGE or VISITOR PASS while on campus.  Please make arrangements to volunteer in the classroom directly with your child’s teacher.  Volunteers are not permitted to discipline or reprimand any student, but should discuss any concern with the classroom teacher.  Volunteers should not discuss any personal information or observations with other families, and should always respect the privacy of all students and staff.  



For first time applicants, please follow the steps listed below to complete an online volunteer application.

  1. Register for a new account at
  2. Once you have created your account, go back to the volunteer site to login to complete your application.
  3. At the end of the application, open the Commitment Form, read, and CERTIFY (link must be opened to be able to certify). 
  4. Submit proof of TB clearance to the school office.