Poinsettia Elementary is a transitional kindergarten through fifth grade public school that serves the southern inland population of Carlsbad Unified School District. The school opened in 2007 and has approximately 550 students and 30 teachers & support staff combined.
Our experienced fully credentialed teachers are highly regarded among their peers and have high standards for their students. We have embraced the newly adapted Common Core State Standards for our core academic subjects. In addition, our school is proud to offer a wide variety of weekly enrichment programs and resources including - music, visual arts, physical education, computer lab, library, student clubs and more.
Since our opening we have quickly become a important part of the local community. Our parents are very involved in the classroom and through the PTA. Together we have many proud accomplishments!
Poinsettia Elementary Mission Statement
The Mission of Poinsettia Elementary School is to develop intrinsically motivated, confident, life-long learners who are prepared to be ethical, democratic citizens in a productive and purposeful life.
We promote community strengths, access resources, and enthusiastically provide multiple ways for independent learning through a vigorous differentiated curriculum while demonstrating respect and care.
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