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About This School

Turtleback Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Diego. The principal of Turtleback Elementary School is Celeste Campbell and can be contacted at ccampbell@powayusd.com. 527 students go to Turtleback Elementary School and identify mostly as Unspecified; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 13% of the Turtleback Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 11% of the 527 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Turtleback Elementary School is 19:1. Rolling Hills Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Unspecified 7% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 55% 55%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 3%
Filipino 4% 7%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 24% 17%
Hispanic 12% 11%
Pacific Islander 1% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 34490%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 11%
Limited English proficiency 13% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Turtleback Elementary is a great school because if its wonderful and caring staff!! We are blessed to be at Turtleback!!

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter attends second grade in this school. The class activities are definitely exciting and challenging to her. The school gives a lot of importance to character training. I am extremely satisfied with the school.

  • (5 years ago)

    My daugher attends this school this is great school good involvement of parents teachers. Teachers and pricipal takes well care of students. Very good teaching homework and kids grow intellegent in this school.

  • (5 years ago)

    Very friendly staff; amazing teachers; visible and helpful principal; wonderful little school

  • (5 years ago)

    My son went to Turtleback for PEPP Mrs. Reid was his teacher. We were very happy with Turtleback and its staff very friendly very professional very helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you Turtleback! We still wish we were there.

  • (7 years ago)

    I was a student teacher for a 4th grade classroom at Turtleback and was impressed with all facets of the educational services provided. The staff are extremely committed to their students' success. They maintain high expectations for not only their students but of themselves.

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