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Ladera Elementary is an award-winning school with exceptionally strong curriculum and academic programs. The curriculum at Ladera aligns with the rigorous Common Core Standards and the adopted curriculum of the Tustin Unified School District.

A few key areas of instructional focus at Ladera are: 

  • Reading Workshop Model 
  • Writing Workshop Model
  • Math Workshop Model & Mastery-Based Math Instruction  
  • STEAM Lab/Engineering
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Robotics 
  • Health/Fitness
  • Leadership 
  • Social & Emotional Learning