Carlsbad Unified School District

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The Carlsbad Unified School District is the school district for Carlsbad, California, USA. The Superintendent is Dr. Benjamin Churchill. The district manages two high schools, three middle schools and nine elementary schools. In addition they operate two alternative schools.


High schools[edit]

Middle schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Aviara Oaks Elementary School (AOE)
  • Buena Vista Elementary School
  • Calavera Hills Elementary School
  • Hope Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Kelly Elementary School
  • Magnolia Elementary School
  • Pacific Rim Elementary School
  • Poinsettia Elementary School

Alternative schools[edit]

  • Carlsbad Village Academy
  • Carlsbad Seaside Academy

2010 shooting[edit]

On October 8, 2010, Brendan O'Rourke, 41, jumped over a fence and opened fire with a revolver on the playground of Kelly Elementary School. Two girls, 6 and 7, were grazed in the arms. A construction worker then knocked the shooter down with his truck.[1] O'Rourke was sentenced to 168 years to life in prison on multiple charges of attempted premeditated murder and assault.


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