Welcome to Ladera Elementary

Welcome to Ladera Elementary, a California Gold Ribbon School and home of the Leopards. Our mission is "Creating a positive learning environment with high expectations for all". We are very proud of our instructional programs, our safe, positive school environment, and the excellent progress demonstrated by our Ladera students. Go Leopards!

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Awards & Accolades

2016 California Gold Ribbon School
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The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. These include the California Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, California English Language Development Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards. 
2014 California Distinguished School
The California Distinguished Schools Program honors California's most exemplary and inspiring public schools. Schools selected for the Distinguished School Award demonstrate significant gains in narrowing the achievement gap. Approximately five percent of California schools are awarded this honor each year following a rigorous selection process.  
2013 Honor Roll School
Ladera Elementary has been selected as a 2013 Honor Roll school by the California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) Foundation. Ladera has been recognized for demonstrating consistent high student academic achievement. The Honor Roll schools are consistently raising student achievement and have made significant progress toward closing the achievement gap among all students. They are recognized not only for their accomplishments, but so that other schools can learn and replicate the best practices of Honor Roll schools.  Click HERE for more information. 
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Ladera Elementary School News

Important Upcoming Dates
-The school office will be closed for the summer after June 22nd, and will re-open on Monday, August 8th
-Save the Date! Class postings for the new school year will go up on Friday, August 26th (more info. in August)
-School resumes on Monday, August 29th 
School Supply Kits 
We know what you're thinking... What will it be this year? That one item on your child's back-to-school list that cannot be found. Not at any store, not anywhere online. When you order your back-to-school supply kit from 1st Day School Supplies, you receive the exact supplies your teacher requested delivered in a custom kit to your home for your child! So this summer, don't worry about that purple plastic folder with pockets and prongs...1st Day School Supplies has you covered! To order, click the graphic above or click HERE. Hurry, order deadline is June 30th! Questions? Please contact Karen Sisson via email.
Message From the Health Clerk
Please don't forget to get your physicians to sign new forms for the next school year! The health office will be open on Thursday, August 25th and Friday, August 26th from 8:30-11:30am to accept your medication and physician forms.
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For those families NOT returning to Ladera next year, please take a moment to click the "Safe Unsubscribe" link at the very bottom of this email. This will ensure you don't receive unwanted emails from us when school starts up again in August.
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This summer, the Tustin Public Schools Foundation is offering a fun and enriching summer program for incoming Kindergarteners through 9th grade.  The Summer Academy runs from June 27th - July 21st, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-12:30pm at Orchard Hills School. Back by popular demand are courses such as STEAM, Fast Forward, Extreme Technology, and Cooking. Many new courses have been added this year, from Crime Solvers and Future Entrepreneurs to Lemonade Stand Economics and Extreme Babysitting. There are no shortage of options for all different ages and interests. Click HERE to browse the course listing in English. Click HERE for the course listing in Spanish. Be sure to sign your student up today at www.tpsf.net/summeracademy. It's sure to be an exciting and engaging summer!