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School Profile:

Tunnell Elementary School is located in Santa Maria and serves students in grades transitional kindergarten through six (TK-6). Currently for the 2023-2024 school year, (all numbers are an approximation as enrollment changes frequently) 830 students are enrolled, including 11% in special education, 37% qualifying for English Language Learner support, and 80% qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch.

Tunnell Elementary School is a closed campus. During school hours, all visitors must sign in at the school's office and wear identification badges while on school grounds.

2023-2024 School Year

Classes Resume - August 10, 2023

​August 10th is a "minimum day" Thursday.

Times for ALL "minimum day" Thursdays:

ALL Transitional Kinder Classes (A.M. & P.M.) - 8:15-11:55 a.m.

ALL K-6 Classes - 8:15a.m.-1:47pm

Office Opens: August 3, 2023

2023-24 School ​Office Hours: 8AM-4PM

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