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: 360

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Barbara Benson Elementary School

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

This is a review for Barbara Benson on Elizabeth Way. Please visit this school during school hours before you send your child there. My child is in Kindergarten, a class of 20 kids. 3 of the fathers are on parole currently. 1 is currently incarcerated. 1 father shows up every day wearing gang clothing ...  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

I used this site to find Benson when I was looking to transfer into the TUSD. It is a decision I have never regretted. My children have both attended Benson for the last 4 years and the school is like our extended family. Benson's Principal truly cares about her students, which is evident in her daily ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/16/11

Barbara Benson is a great school. We moved to Tustin 3 years ago and I had many elementary schools to choose from. I chose Benson because my nieces both went to the school and they both loved it. They felt loved, they learned, and they made some great friends. I loved that the Principal got to know each ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/11

My two kids go to Benson, 2nd and 4th grade and they love everything about benson. The all of teachers and principle are nice, friendly and approchable. Thank you TUSD for having a great small school for my kids.

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

Benson is the best kept secret in the Tustin Unified School District. This is a school where kids thrive. The school is charming, the staff is personable, parents are very involved, and the programs that are unique to this school are plenty. In these difficult fiscal times, this elementary still has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

My kids had the best experience ever at Benson... The teachers and all the staff is awesome and they have the best parent involvement ever!

Posted by a parent on 04/13/10

My daughter has attended Benson since kindergarten and will be in the 2nd grade come fall, with my son attending kindergarten also. I must state the obvious that the teachers and the principle are all the very best that any school could ever ask for. The involvment by all and with the help of the PTO ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/18/09

I have had my child here since Preschool and I can't say it enough on how happy I am with the quality of education and care that I get not only from the teachers but also from the Principal and school staff. It is such a great pleasure to know that my child is getting the type of education in a public ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/09

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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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