Early Dismissal December 22nd - 12:20pm

All students will be dismissed at 12:20 pm on December 22nd.  

Holiday Music Program - December 22nd - 8:15am



DECEMBER 22, 2017 8:15 AM


The program will begin with performances from our sixth graders and progress back through the grades ending with our kindergartners. (6,5,4,3,2,1,K)


The Panther band will be playing throughout the program as we transition students on and off the stage. 

Our Mission

Every child, every day; learning and growing in every way!

Our Vision Statement

At Paularino Elementary School, every child will excel academically, exhibit strong character, and express themselves creatively.  Staff, students and parents will work together to promote a caring climate and culture of universal achievement, utilizing state of the art technology integrated throughout the curriculum.  Our school community will demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning and a willingness to take risks.  Our students will be prepared for success in college and careers. 

Paularino is a Gold Ribbon School

Gold Ribbon Award

No Excuses at Paularino

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Paularino Elementary Earns Membership to No Excuses University Network of Schools

For Immediate Release

August 15, 2014

Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s Paularino Elementary has earned membership to the No Excuses University Network of Schools. To earn membership into this ...more





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Contact Info.

1060 Paularino Ave.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 714-424-7950

Fax: 714-424-4741

Attendance Line: 714-424-4742

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 4:00pm


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Non-Discrimination Statement:

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.  Compliance Officer Contact Information: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041