About Turtleback Elementary School

15855 Turtleback Road, San Diego, CA 92127
phone: (858) 673-5514
attendance: (858) 673-3967
fax: (858) 673-8884
Principal Adam Carlin acarlin@powayusd.com

“Welcome to a Caring Place” proclaim the placards posted at each entrance to Turtleback Elementary School. We pride ourselves on our reputation as a warm and inviting place where all members of the Turtleback family can imagine, explore, create, play, learn and grow together.Turtleback Elementary School

Turtleback proudly serves as the hub of a close-knit, predominantly middle class, suburban neighborhood. Turtleback’s enrollment hovers around 600 kindergarten through fifth grade students.
Our mission here at Turtleback Elementary School is to empower each other to create, communicate, collaborate, and think critically in a community where Character Counts!"Turtleback Elementary School

As elementary educators, we feel morally obligated to teach, coach, support, and inspire our students to reach their academic potential during their time with us. We believe that every student who achieves optimal academic progress in elementary school will travel up the educational ladder and beyond with greater ease because they are solidly equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and habits of mind to ultimately lead meaningful and productive adult lives.

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator/ 504 Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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