Arroyo Elementary School

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Arroyo Elementary School
11112 Coronel Road,
Santa Ana, CA[1]

United States
Coordinates 33°46′00″N 117°47′08″W / 33.7667°N 117.7856°W / 33.7667; -117.7856
Type Public elementary school
Established 1965
School district Tustin Unified School District
Faculty 24 teachers[2]
Grades K-5
Number of students 552[2]
Mascot Mustang
Phone number (714) 730-7381[1]
Teacher:Student ratio 1:23[2]

Arroyo Elementary School is a school that is part of the Tustin Unified School District, California, USA. It serves grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. Its sports teams are known as the Mustangs.

It was originally built in 1965 with expansion in later years.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]

For the 1989-1990 school year, and the 2007-2008 school year, Arroyo Elementary School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education,[4][5] the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[6]

Arroyo Elementary School was designated as a California Distinguished School for the 2006 school year, awarded by the California State Board of Education to public schools that best represent exemplary and quality educational programs.[7]


The school has a total of 552 students as of 2008, of which 52% are male and 48% are female. 1% of them are eligible for reduced lunches. 83% of the students are Caucasian, 7% is Asian, 6% is Hispanic, 2% is of mixed or unknown race, 1% is African-American, and 1% are Native Americans.

Students per Grade

Grade Number of students
Kindergarten 89
1 93
2 99
3 88
4 102
5 81

The teacher-student ratio is 1:23, higher than the average California ratio of 1:20. There are 24 general teachers.[2]


  1. ^ a b Google maps
  2. ^ a b c d Public School review. Accessed March 10, 2008.
  3. ^ Welcome to Arroyo Elementary School, accessed November 22, 2006
  4. ^ "2 Schools Celebrate National Awards", The Los Angeles Times, October 13, 1990. pg. 2
  5. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), accessed May 11, 2006
  6. ^ CIBA cited as one of the best by Education Department, Journal Inquirer, November 16, 2006. "The Blue Ribbon award is given only to schools that reach the top 10 percent of their state's testing scores over several years or show significant gains in student achievement. It is considered the highest honor a school can achieve."
  7. ^ Distinguished Elementary Schools; 2006 Award Winners, accessed October 8, 2006

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