Tustin Ranch is a well rounded diverse school with a great sense of community. I am proud to be a parent of this school. To see another comment (mentioned here) suggesting racism is very narrow minded. TRE has a yearly International Night where families volunteer and share their culture with others. This event is heavily advertised and is based on “who” volunteers. So if several families volunteer then many cultures are represented. After 8 years as a parent at this school I have seen both a variety of participation and other years where the turn out wasn’t the best. In regards to doing away with Student of the month Assemblies. (school-wide) that we’re 2 hours long, the new Principal dividend it by grades. The reason was so working parents could come and see their child and not miss hours of work. The new format is more meaningful. All of this can be found on weekly emails as well as in our kids take home folders. Reading is knowledge. Now for the teachers at this school they are amazing...each and every one of them. Love that we have a few male teachers, which coming from a mom of 2 boys, I think every male child should experience a male (role model) teacher. PS cut backs happen when funds are not available. Most Field trips come from PTA earned $$ so when there is no funds that equals no field trips. However, (again mentioned in school-wide communications) field trips were revamped this year to better fit with curriculum by grade level. Times change and evolve and TRE is doing the same. Every TUSD school is great and they all come with their strengths.