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Barbara Benson Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Tustin Unified
12712 Elizabeth Way
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 730-7531

About This School

Barbara Benson Elementary School is located in Tustin, CA and is one of 20 elementary schools in Tustin Unified School District. It is a public school that serves 390 students in grades K-5. See Barbara Benson Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Barbara Benson Elementary School had an API growth score of 862 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Barbara Benson Elementary School's 2012 base score was 874, however the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Barbara Benson Elementary School had 22 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

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Barbara Benson Elementary School Reviews

Great School!!

By , a Parent on

I love that former students are posting reviews! I agree, Barbara Benson is a wonderful school. My child is enrolled there now and loves it. The Benson family is a good group of staff and teachers, and it shows in kids.

By a Current Student on

I love this school ive gone there for 6 years and have had a blast and i learn so much . I went from not having the  best  grades to having straight A's . every year they teach me more and more . I  absolutely recommend going there. It's the best school ever.

By , a Former Student on

I used  to go to Benson last year. I had a great time there. All the teachers were nice. If your child is going elementary schoo I would recomend Benson Elementary.

By , a Former Student on

I used to go to Benson.I had a lot to learn,and my teachers have taught me very well.

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