Daily Schedule School Overview Mission Statement Locate Us Attendance Procedures
Principal's Message Front Office/Admin Support Staff Kindergarten First Grade Teachers Grades K-5 Music Team
Afterschool Child Care GATE Program Useful Links
Student Links


7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Attendance Line


If your child will be out of school for any reason, please call the Attendance line at 949-858-9879 or email lmcooper@capousd.org.

Thank you!



PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

2005-06 Distinguished School

Distinguished School Award

e Scrip Online Mall...The Easy Way to Earn!

  e Scrip Online Mall...The Easy Way to Earn! With contributions as high as 16% on the e Scrip Online Mall, the fundraising potential is nearly limitless.
• Earn up to 16% from purchases at over 1,000 name brand merchants
• Shop from the same websites you know and trust

  Tijeras Creek Group ID # 6753121
Pay exactly the same price as you normally would while supporting Tijeras Creek Elementary.
Please think of us before you shop online - it’s free to you and valuable for us.

Click Here  to access the Tijeras Creek e Scrip Online Mall!


Please consider using AmazonSmile to support Tijeras Creek while you shop!  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Tijeras Creek at no cost to you.  When you shop through AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the eligible item’s purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.  When visiting AmazonSmile, select “Tijeras Creek Elementary Booster Club” for your charitable organization and start shopping.  It’s that easy!  Click here to visit AmazonSmile or type the following address in your browser: https://smile.amazon.com/

Tijeras Creek Teacher Auction

Have you purchased your TC Teacher Raffle Tickets?  Our goal is to sell 600 tickets.   There are many great auction items so take a minute and check them out.  Discuss with your child which one they want to try for.   Raffle tickets are $5.00 a piece or 5 tickets for $20.00.    We want to end the raffle as soon as possible but we have a ways to go to reach our goal of selling 600 tickets.   The raffle drawing will be held the Friday after we have sold 600 tickets!     Help us by sending in $5.00 with your child and buy a raffle ticket.  Items in the TC Teacher Raffle include an extra recess for your child’s class, a popcorn party for your child’s class, teacher for a day, lunch with your child’s teacher or perhaps their favorite teacher, principal for a day, pizza lunch with Mrs. Buckingham, lead the black top assembly, parking spots, lunch with the teacher…..and many more items.   Please support continuing instructional aide support at TC by purchasing raffle tickets.   All students benefit from these instructional and we want to keep them.  Watch the teacher testimonial video on our webpage just to see how passionate our teachers are about how much our teachers value the instructional aide support.   Please make checks payable to: Tijeras Creek Boosters.

Thank you for contributing and your support.




TK, Kinder, 1st & 2nd Grade - 5:30 - 6:30 pm

3rd, 4th & 5th - 6:00 - 7:00 pm



TK & Kinder Early and Late Bird - 7:45 -11:20

1st - 5th Grades - 7:45 - 11:50


STUDENTS NOT RETURNING IN 2017-2018:  Tijeras Creek TK-5 staff and scholars enjoy continued success as we move through the third trimester!  As a staff we look forward to a positive third end of the year experience and excitedly anticipate the great things to come for the next school year.  To help us plan for the 2017-2018 school year, please let us know if your child will NOT be attending Tijeras Creek next year. Please note this does not apply to current 5th graders going to Las Flores Middle School.  Simply complete the attached form and return it to the school office.  Knowing our exact student numbers is critical in planning and staffing for the 2017-2018 school year.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the school office at 234-5300.  We thank you in advance for your prompt response. 

Ducky Grams Are Waiting For You To Send


Tijeras Creek Booster Club is selling the ever popular Duck Grams for just $2.00.  Surprise your child and have one, two or even three Duck Grams sent to them. There are many different duck styles.  Your child can also send a Duck Gram to their friends, their teacher or anyone at Tijeras Creek.  Put a smile on a secret someone’s face and assist the Booster Club raise money too.  Orders forms were sent home last week, can be found in the office or attached.  Give a friendly ducky to someone special today.  Please make checks payable to: Tijeras Creek Boosters.  Thankyou!!


Follow us on Twitter - @TCTrailblazers

We Need Your Donation To Hire Instructional Assistants

This text will be replaced


View All News


Help Support

Tijeras Creek Elementary School

Clothing/Textile Fundraiser

Mark your calendar- February 1st- February 28th

Donations will be collected every Wednesday morning, from ...more

Tijeras Creek Garden

Tijeras Creek's Kindness Boomerang

This text will be replaced

Video of Organic Garden - I

This text will be replaced

Video of Organic Garden - II

This text will be replaced

Tijeras Creek Communications

CUSD schools are transitioning away from traditional listserv emails. We will be sending messages through School Messenger, and only those who do not currently receive School Messenger messages ...more

Today: 4/30/17


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.)

Student Fees

Note to Parents and Guardians:

Please note that 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 ...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

Tijeras Creek's Organic Garden


Non-Discrimination Statement

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.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

Website Disclaimer

ATTENTION: The Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) does not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external Websites linked to and from this site that are operated or created by or for organizations outside of the CUSD. The linking to or from this site does not imply on the part of the CUSD or any of its schools any guarantee of quality, assumption of liability or endorsement of the organizations maintaining external Websites. Those organizations are solely responsible for the operation of their Website and quality of the content including advertisements, links, media, images and text that they may deem appropriate.