"The minute you step onto the Torrey Pines campus, you realize that this is not just a place for children, but a place for families." Read more>>   



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Use the link below every time you shop on Amazon and TPES earns a 4-10% referral fee.

TPES Amazon Associates

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Volunteers are needed to chair major fundraisers! How can YOU help?

Pizza Wednesdays are a long tradition at TPES that both kids and parents appreciate. But did you know that this fundraiser brings in $15,000 a year? We need help!
Sign up for shifts here>>

The La Jolla Art + Wine Festival needs a TPES representative to serve on their board. This event brings in $20,000 a year without costing our parents a penny! Contact our outgoing LJAWF representative, Beth Wilensky, to learn more.

AND we still need volunteers for Parent Safety Ambassadors, the Tile Program, and Corporate Sponsors. Please let us know how YOU can help.

The La Jolla YMCA will be offering camp sessions during our Winter Break. Click on the link below for more information or visit

Winter Camp


In lieu of the Winter Concert, each class of students will showcase their musical accomplishments through the Classroom Showcase Programs.

The performances will take place the week of December 12, 2016 (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday).

Click HERE for information and schedule>>


To help fund the Garden program and other activities at TPES, we are thrilled to announce the sale of engraved bricks to commemorate the students and families of Torrey Pines. The bricks will be set into the ground along the existing sidewalk in the garden for all to see.

Please ORDER ONLINE, or download the ORDER FORM HERE>>
Congratulations to the students, staff, and community on TPES's recognition for overall excellence and receipt of a Gold Ribbon School Award!
CA Dept. of Education Press Release>>
SDUSD Press Release>>
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TPES parents who are having difficulty logging on can reset their password on their login screen or can follow up with our Webmaster at

For more information, please clickhere
Shop at Whole Foods Market La Jolla onTuesday, March 3rd when 5% of the store's net sales will be donated to TPES!


No flyer needed - just tell your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to shop, shop, shop on this day! The more we shop the more we earn for TPES!

Upcoming events

05 Dec 2016 • TPES
08 Dec 2016 8:00 PM • Fleming's Steakhouse, 8970 University Center Ln
19 Dec 2016 • Return on Tuesday, Jan 3rd
06 Jan 2017 8:00 AM • Teachers' Lounge
06 Jan 2017 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack
12 Jan 2017 8:00 PM • Fleming's Steakhouse, 8970 University Center Ln
16 Jan 2017 • School Holiday
19 Jan 2017 8:00 AM • TPES Lunch Arbor or Cafeteria

Here are everyday ways you can help us support smaller class sizes and quality programs at TPES:


    Register your grocery cards, like Ralphs Club Card. Everytime you shop TPES earns dollars! More info>>
    Box Tops for Education is a great way to get family and friends involved. It's fun, easy... it's Hip to Clip! More info>>

Register your cards with eScrip and everytime you make a purchase at an eScrip merchant TPES benefits! More info>>

    Tile painting parties will be offered throughout the school year. Tiles will be mounted on our school library! More info>>
    We'll be selling TPES apparel throughout the school year. Sport a TPES t-shirt and support TPES!

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phone: 858.453.2323 /  fax: 858.452.6923
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