Last Day of School - Friday, June 22nd

Student's will be released at 1:20 p.m. on the last day of school! We hope you enjoy your summer break. We will see you all on our first day of the 2018/19 school year on Tuesday, September 4th.

Contact Information

1060 Paularino Avenue, 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

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. 





Good Better Best; 

Never Let It Rest

Until Our Good Is Better And Our Better Is Best!

New Student Enrollment 2018/2019 School Year

Step 1Address Verification at the Welcome Center     

            2045 Meyer Place, Building D, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

            Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 3 pm, CLOSED on Friday   

            (949) 515-6743

Step 2: Online Enrollment            

Step 3: Finalize Enrollment at Paularino Main Office

             1060 Paularino Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 

               (714) 424-7950

Awards and Recognitions

2017-2018 California Honor Roll AwardTitle 1 Academic Achievement Award LogoGold Ribbon Award Logo No Excuses University Paularino Logo


Paularino Parents/Guardians,


Please call the ATTENDANCE LINE (714) 424 - 4742 before 9 a.m. to report your student's absence. Thank you for your cooperation.


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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