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Peters Canyon Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Tustin Unified
26900 Peters Canyon Rd
Tustin, CA 92782
(714) 730-7540

About This School

Peters Canyon 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 627 students in grades K-5. See Peters Canyon 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.

Peters Canyon Elementary School had an API growth score of 948 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Peters Canyon Elementary School's 2012 base score was 941 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Peters Canyon Elementary School had 26 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

46% 54%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


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Peters Canyon Elementary School Reviews

By , a Parent on

WORST school ever!! Moved to Newport Beach and met several families who have also attended and agree. My children fell behind due to a very turbulent divorce. Completely disgusted and highly disappointed with the staffs inability to help families in crisis. Had several meetings where I was told there was nothing 'extra' they would do in order to help and I was to do more at home. NOTE: TURBULENT DIVORCE(not to mention I only had them 50% of the time). My girls dreaded school. They now attend NEWPORT COAST ELEMENTARY. A true example of and outstanding school. Their method of teaching is outside the box and all they do is 'extra'.(ALL within school hrs.) Not only did they catch up within the first year...they LOVE school and LOVE learning! Peters Canyon staff needs to take a field trip to NCE and take notes!

By , a Teacher on

I am proud to be a teacher at PCE. I believe we are the finest school in the Tustin district, and if you are considering moving to this area, I can't wait to meet you. This is as good as it gets.

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