Tustin Unified


The Tustin Unified School District in California encompasses 28 schools, including 18 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 5 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a diverse student population and has a mix of high-performing and lower-performing schools, with significant disparities in academic achievement across the district.

Some of the standout schools in the district include Arnold O. Beckman High School, which consistently ranks among the top 5% of California high schools, and Orchard Hills and Tustin Memorial Elementary, which are two of the top-performing elementary schools in the state. These schools boast exceptional academic results, with high proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, schools like Sycamore Magnet Academy and Robert Heideman Elementary struggle with lower proficiency rates.

The data also reveals a correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with schools serving higher percentages of students from low-income families tending to have lower proficiency rates. Additionally, the district's alternative and continuation schools, such as Tustin Connect and Hillview High (Continuation), face significant challenges, with high chronic absenteeism and lower academic achievement compared to the traditional high schools. Overall, the Tustin Unified School District presents a complex landscape, with pockets of excellence alongside areas in need of improvement to ensure equitable access to high-quality education for all students.

District Detail

 300 S. C St.
Tustin, CA 92780-3633

 (714) 730-7301

SchoolDigger Rank:
429th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 21,694

Primary Schools: 18
Middle Schools: 4
High Schools: 5
Alternative Schools: 1

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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