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If your child will be out of school for any reason, please call the Attendance line at:
 949-858-9879 or  send an email to: 

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Note to Parents and Guardians:

The Constitution of the State of California requires that we provide a public education to you free of charge. Fees for field trips and excursions in connection with ...more

Continue To Make Tijeras Creek A Nut Safe School

TCES is a nut safe campus. Tijeras Creek ES is home to many students who have life threatening peanut and/or tree nut allergies. These students can be at risk from the oils that are transferred into ...more

2005-06 Distinguished School

Distinguished School Award


South County Branch Office

Laguna Hills Civic Center
24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -  Friday
(Document recording services available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)





Tijeras Creek Elementary School will be holding its annual Kindergarten Roundup for parents/guardians of incoming Kindergartners for the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, February 27th  at 8:00 a.m. in our multipurpose room.  This event is intended for parents only.  Principal Diann Buckingham and the Kindergarten teachers will present an informative description of the Kindergarten program.  The presentation will last for approximately one hour.  Parents/guardians will then have an opportunity to tour a Kindergarten classroom.  The YMCA staff will be available to answer any questions about their Y Kindergarten Plus Program that is offered here on campus.  Our PTA and Booster Club representatives will be here as well. 

If you have any questions, please call the office at 949-234-5300


Thursday, February 1st @ 8:00 am

Tuesday, February 6th @ 1:00 pm

Tuesday, February 13th @ 12:00 pm

Tuesday, February 20th @ 12:00


Please call the office at (949) 234-5300 to add your name to our list.


Thank you!

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Upcoming Events



January 23 3rd Grade Gate Test

January 23 5th Gr. Cutkomp Field Trip Pacific Marine Center

January 24 Preschool Registration MPR 9:00-10:00

January 25 5th Gr. Morgan/Cox Field Trip Pacific Marine Center

January 26 Sweet Treats afterschool

January 30 5th Grade strings @ 6:00/band @ 7:45 concert at Tesoro High School



February 1 School of Choice Tour @ 8:00 am 

February 1 2nd Gr. Field Trip to Kellogg House

February 2 Jamba Juice After school

February 5-9 Young Author's Week

February 9 Sweet Treats After school 


Recycling Continues at TC

Just a reminder we accept the following recyclables. 


  • Only items with CRV
  • Cans
  • Plastic Bottles

** Please do not send GLASS! We do not accept glass.  Glass is dangerous for our students to sort and recycle.  Thank you!

Tijeras Creek Garden

Tijeras Creek's Organic Garden


Tijeras Creek's Kindness Boomerang

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Video of Organic Garden - I

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Video of Organic Garden - II

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We Need Your Donation To Hire Instructional Assistants

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Tijeras Creek Students are invited to participate in a basketball competition at Tesoro High School!  Please see the attached flyer for all the important details.

Who will the winners from Tijeras Creek Be? We hope to see you on the court!!


As a graduating class of Tijeras Creek, you are eligible to submit one drawing for the cover of this year's yearbook. 


Please see the attached flyer for all the details.





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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

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33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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