Barbara Benson Elementary School

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12712 Elizabeth Way

Tustin, CA 92780

(714) 730-7531

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 354

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Barbara Benson Elementary School

My child attends on an Intra-district transfer. I actually selected Benson Elementary over our home school. They incorporate updated technology for a greater learning experience and provide outstanding extra curricular activities. The school has a great mix of students and the teaching staff is excellent. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/15

I have had both of my kids at this school since kindergarten. One is in middle school now and my youngest is in his final year at Benson. I have had the opportunity to interact with ALL the teachers in one way or another. I feel that these teachers give their heart and soul and most importantly, their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/15

Barbara Benson Elementary is a truly inclusive school for students of all ability levels. Here at Benson we encourage all students to reach their full potential and be proud of their work, school and community. I am so proud to be a part of Benson Elementary.

Posted by a teacher on 02/02/15

Teachers and staff genuinely care about the well-being of the whole child at Benson Elementary. It's an academically rigorous, technology-forward, and supportive learning environment for all students. I highly recommend this hidden gem!

Posted by a other on 01/27/15

Benson is an amazing little school with a giant heart! I have two children at Benson. We tried Tustin Ranch after moving into the area, because besides TMA it is THE school most parents think is best. I knew by the second day I had made a huge mistake. Benson has an amazing staff. Mr. Ricky is popular ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/15

Benson is such a close school community that focuses on what is best for students!

Posted by a teacher on 01/27/15

I have one child enrolled in Barbara Benson Elementary, and it is an excellent school in my opinion. The teachers and staff are dedicated, kind and hardworking. The kids are kind, jovial and respectful. Parents are involved and helpful, and the school's atmosphere is always very friendly and upbeat. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/15

What a great school! It is the best kept little secret! Excellent teachers, staff and community!

Posted by a other on 06/10/14

Benson is Tustin's hidden gem for an elementary school. The teachers, office staff and parents are wonderful. The parent who wrote the parents are questionable, gang affiliated, etc." must have reported the wrong school, because Benson is nothing of the comments written. Benson is very family oriented ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/12

My family and I have had a wonderful experience there @ Benson! I had my 2boys go there and the teachers are very caring and very helpful and all the staff too! especially Cindy, school's secretary! She is awesome, always so helpful! thank you Benson and Staff for giving my boys and I an awesome experience ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/12

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Test scores for Barbara Benson Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Barbara Benson Elementary School
Tustin Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Tustin schools — Barbara Benson Elementary School is located at 12712 Elizabeth Way, Tustin CA 92780. 12712 Elizabeth Way is in the 92780 ZIP code in Tustin, CA The school district for Barbara Benson Elementary School is the Tustin Unified School District. Barbara Benson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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