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School Information

Carlsbad Unified schools accommodate more than 11,000 students. As our district population increases, our Facilities Master Plan and Prop P Construction Program will continue to provide students with well maintained and up to date facilities. 

CUSD provides a comprehensive curriculum, enabling all students to excel as they meet the challenges and opportunities of our changing world. All of our schools offer students the means to succeed by providing programs that maximize the abilities, talents, and interests, of every individual. The Carlsbad Unified School District is comprised of 9 elementary schools that feed into three middle schools, and two high schools.

School List

Aviara Oaks Elementary
Jimmy Hines, Principal - email
6900 Ambrosia Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone (760) 331-6000

Aviara Oaks Middle
Julie Steitz, Interim Principal - email
6880 Ambrosia Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone (760) 331-6100 

Buena Vista Elementary
Tina Howard, Principal - email
1330 Buena Vista Way
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5400

Calavera Hills Elementary
Kimberly Fuentes, Principal - email
4100 Tamarack Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Phone (760) 331-6300

Calavera Hills Middle
Michael Ecker, Principal - email
4104 Tamarack Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Phone (760) 331-6400

Carlsbad High
Bryan Brockett, Principal - email
3557 Monroe Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5100 

Carlsbad Seaside Academy
Jorge Espinoza, Principal - email
Program supervisor:
Michelle Crosby
(760) 331-5147 or email

Carlsbad Village Academy
Jorge Espinoza, Principal - email
3557 Lancer Way
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5200

Hope Elementary
Richard Tubbs , Principal - email 
3010 Tamarack Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5900

Jefferson Elementary
Chad Lund, Principal - email
3743 Jefferson Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 331-5500

Kelly Elementary
Tressie Armstrong , Principal - email
4885 Kelly Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5800

Magnolia Elementary
Aaron Nelson, Principal - email
1905 Magnolia Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5600

Pacific Rim Elementary
Robert Devich, Principal - email
1100 Camino De Las Ondas
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone (760) 331-6200

Poinsettia Elementary
Marjorie Giordani, Principal - email
2445 Mica Road
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone (760) 331-6500

Sage Creek High
Cesar Morales, Principal - email
3900 Cannon Road
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Phone (760) 331-6600

Valley Middle
Nicole Johnston, Principal - email
1645 Magnolia Ave
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone (760) 331-5300