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Tustin, CA
Students enrolled: 687

4 stars
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14 reviews of this school

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted September 12, 2014
- a parent
I absolutely love this school for my child. He has been there since Kinder. My son started school at 4 1/2 his bithday cut off made it we were concerned at first because he was on the young side 2 months shy of being 5 but Mrs. Gillispie was fantastic! He excelled with all academics. 1st grade Mrs. Binge, 2nd grade Mrs. Renner and now 3rd grade with Mrs. Kuskie my son's reading has improved tremendously and his spelling and math skills are awesome. Between the teachers and what we are doing at home my son is on the right track for another success year. The parent workshops are so instrumental in helping us with homework. Thank you Tustin Ranch Staff & PTA :)

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 1

Posted September 11, 2014
- a parent
Not really impressed with this school, the teachers play favorite's with kids based on the parents classroom/financial participation. The teachers/staff team up quickly. Honestly I felt like my kids had a better education and opportunity in lower socioeconomic neighborhood schools. Why? The teachers were more equipped to TEACH kids of a diverse academic background. Here, in my opinion, if the teacher encounters difficulties with a student, she sugar coats the progress then, passes the problem on to the next teacher. When a parents asks for help or clarification, nothing but the run around is given and wasted time .

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 1

Posted March 05, 2014
- a parent
I am completely unsatisfied with the leadership of this school and the pressure that is put on the children.

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted August 06, 2013
- a parent
Have 3 kids at this school with my oldest now moving on to middle school. Very warm and welcoming atmosphere. The teachers are great, the school is kept up nice, they have a great PTA which allows the students to benefit through programs and assembles. Has a great running club program. The teachers, kids and parents make you feel like you are part of a large family.

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted January 04, 2012
- a parent
I am extremely happy with this school. The principal Mr. Jennings is always walking the grounds and is always available and attentive to any questions or concerns I may have. The teachers are compassionate. The parents are always involved with homeroom parties and other fun activists.

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted June 15, 2011
- a parent
We love Tustin Ranch Teachers and principle! My son is now finishing 2nd grade and his had the most amazing and caring teachers since Kindergarden. The Principle and teachers have always been very helpful whenever I had a situation with my son. My older son also went to TR and had the best experience! We are very lucky to have our son in this school!! Go Cool Cayotes

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted May 02, 2011
- a parent
I really love this school. My son is a kindergartener in this school and we are very happy with the teachers, the staff and specially the principal, Mr. Jennings. The principal is one of the best in TUSD.

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted February 15, 2011
- a parent
I love this school! My son had a horrible experience at Guin foss so I transferred him to Tustin Ranch. I have to say the teachers are amazing, the campus is beautiful, the Principal is the best too! I can't say enough really! My son is in the gate classes and is very happy here. My daughter is in Kindergarden and she adores her Teacher. My family and I are very lucky. Love love this school. Mrs. Granger is the greatest teacher my son has had. The parent involvement is ideal =)

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted May 03, 2009
- a parent
Enouraging and empowering childhood learning experiences going on every day! All the staff, teachers and parents worked really well together each year to create a healthy environment for the kids to want to be involved. Very proud to say this is our school!

Tustin Ranch Elementary School 4

Posted September 24, 2007
- a parent
The past principal was not liked, hope the new one does better. Too much emphasis is placed on the state tests, and some teachers admit it.

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Tustin Ranch Elementary School
12950 Robinson Drive, Tustin, CA  92782
(714) 730-7580
Last modified Tustin Ranch Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tustin Ranch Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top