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Ralph Dunlap Elementary School

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Posted February 27, 2014

All schools have issues and this one does too. I believe in honesty amongst the principal and parents when bad things happen but this school just tries to cover it up. Not letting the parents know what has gone on. Most of the teachers are great teachers, a few should be replaced but can't because of tenure. Leadership all the way up the ladder seems to want to hide wrong doings and protect the guilty not the innocent. I have very mixed feelings about the school. I'm sure no perfect school is out there, but this one isn't as great as people seem to think it is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2009

Awesome school in a great school district!! Caring , Knowledgeable teachers and lots of parent support!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

The leadership, an administrator who takes the time to run noon leagues so that the older boys and girls have some healthy competative fun during lunch recess. Teachers who always greet you with a smile even when things are going so weel in education, they always strive to do the best they can for all the students and they spend their own time and money to make sure it all falls together nicel. Staff, office staff, custodial staff, cafeteria staff, and child care program staff, all get to know the kids personally. PTA that works hard to make sure all the traditions at our school continue year in and year out no matter what cut backs the district lays on us. Together these four groups work to make school not only productive, but full of good memories for the students and their families. We have been parents at Dunlap for over 11 years. Dunlap is not just a school, is ia a community!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2009

Dunlap is a wonderful school! The PTA is great and the principal is very involved. A caring staff and teachers that strife for acedemics. My oldest has attended almost 7 years (incl kinder) I attended Privates schools most my life and this distinguished school met our expectations!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2009

We're a Parents of 4 Kids.. Our Children Love to go to Ralph Dunlap Elementary School.. We Recommend this School for your Children..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2008

What an amazing school. We were new to Dunlap last year and I was so impressed with the principal and how involved he is. He knows those kids by their first names, he is out in front of the school greeting them in the morning, and truly cares about the kids, the school and the teachers. The teachers so far have gone out of their way to motivate and meet ech child's different needs. What a challenge that is! The GATE progaram is outstanding for the kids that need the extra curriculum, and the PTA is VERY strong and supportive. I feel very lucky to attend this school. The only improvement I could see is to expand the kindergarten program to an all day program and not half day. I feel they can't learn what they need to learn in only 3 hours.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2008

Ralph Dunlap was a lovely experience for us. The PTA and principal are committed to making it a wonderful place to learn. The teachers work hard to inspire and support the students. There is strong parent participation and the atmosphere is very warm and inviting. I feel very lucky that our son had the opportunity to go there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 18, 2004

Dunlap is an excellent school and embodies the image of a safe and charming environment. The major strength of Dunlap is strong academics and parental involvement, it has a strong PTA and the staff are held very accountable. Teacher quality is excellent to average, we've been fortunate to have great ones for our kids. There is a new principal as the old one retired so there is great expectation there as the old one was superb. Facilities could use improvement and the PTA is hard on that. Not much in the way of extracurricular involvement as the Orcutt schools are very limited in sports teams and clubs but Dunlap benefits from very active volunteer leagues in sports, scout units (an excellant Cub Scout Pack), and other activities Dunlap kids are very much involved in. It could use some more work in after school programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2004

The general atmosphere of the school can be felt when the school secretary answers the phone. She begins with, 'Beautiful Dunlap School, this is Barbara, How may I help you?' The sentiment is expressed throughout the campus. A new principal was recently transferred as the other retired. The students were accepting and felt welcomed by him right away. He has a top notch staff who are long time employees at Dunlap. Unfortunately, the newly adopted math and reading series are evidence of the state standards gone amiss but the school cannot be put down for that. They can however, keep in mind that developmentally the children haven't changed regardless of what is in the textbook. There is a very active PTA and they have been a great asset to the school. There is an after school program. It is adequate but could use updating to meet the needs of children facing extremely difficult homework demands. It is left up to the children to decide to do their homework and the staff isn't mindful of the time it takes to complete. Those children leaving at 6:00 will not have time to finish two hours of homework, eat dinner, connect with their parents, and still make it to bed on time. Intervention classes have been set up afterschool and are staffed by well-meaning parents. It would be better to have teachers running them but funding isn't there. At least the school has made an effort to help students who are struggling.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

872

Change from
2012 to 2013

+6

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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API score

872

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Change from
2012 to 2013

+6

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8 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
80%

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88%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students64%
Females67%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students64%
Females62%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students60%
Females62%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students79%
Females77%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)74%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students87%
Females89%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students85%
Females85%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability87%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate75%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate87%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Females87%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students67%
Females72%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students76%
Females80%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Females77%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students60%
Females59%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 61% 26%
Hispanic 29% 52%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
Sign Language
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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School (2009)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Hearing impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:35 a.m.
School end time
  • 2:35 p.m.
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Liz Herbstreith
Fax number
  • (805) 938-8549

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Gifted / high performing
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Hearing impairments
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Resources

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish
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Sports

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  • Football
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Track

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Music
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  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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Parent involvement
  • Parent-teacher association (pta) school site council district english learners advisory council (delac)
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  • The PTA plans numerous family events in which parents, grandparents, and other family members can participate and be part of our school.
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Orcutt Junior High School
Righetti High School
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1220 Oak Knoll Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455
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Phone: (805) 938-8500

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