LCAP Survey

Your participation in the following survey is requested to help us determine how effective N-MUSD is in achieving its Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) goals. This survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. All information you provide is anonymous and individual responses will be kept confidential. It will only be viewed by the Orange County Department of Education’s (OCDE) Evaluation, Assessment and Data Center (EADC) for use in the evaluation of the District’s progress in achieving its LCAP goals. We hope you will answer every question honestly, but you may skip any question you do not wish to answer. 

If you have any questions about this survey please contact Lauren Duran at or 714-966-4367.
If you have any additional input or comments regarding the LCAP, please send an email to

LCAP Survey

Paularino's Library Catalog


Step #1 Parent Portal New Account Setup


Step #2 Parent Portal Student Data Confirmation


Students will not be enrolled or placed in a classroom until the online registration is complete .  If you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to call the school office.  We want this process to be as smooth as possible.



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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Never Let It Rest

Until Our Good Is Better And Our Better Is Best!

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 School News


Newport-Mesa Unified School District (N-MUSD) is pleased to announce the recommendation of Mr. Jeff Gall as assistant principal of Costa Mesa Middle School.


Mr. Jeff Gall, who currently serves as interim assistant principal of Costa Mesa Middle School, has more than 25 years of experience in education, with the majority spent within NMUSD. For the past ten years, Mr. Gall has served as the lead high school counselor at Costa Mesa High School, and has established meaningful relationships with both the middle and high school community.


“Jeff has proven to be an effective counselor and site administrator,” Said Costa Mesa High School Principal Jake Haley. “His unique background, experience and knowledge of the campus culture make him an excellent choice for assistant principal.”


In addition to his experience in counseling, Mr. Gall has served in many leadership roles including summer school administrator, assistant principal and principal. He has experience in implementing rigorous, standards based instruction and curriculum. He has developed and implemented master schedules and has effectively managed budgets, staff and compliance matters.


Mr. Gall is known for his enthusiastic, approachable and thoughtful approach to ensuring that students’ maintain a path toward success. He makes it a priority to understand students’ needs and shows a genuine interest in their lives.


Mr. Gall’s appointment is scheduled for approval by the Board of Education at the May 23, 2017 board meeting.


Click the image or the link below to read the latest edition of Newport-Mesa Unified School Districts Community Newsletter!

Community Newsletter
Community Newsletter


Young Athletes Program

Friday, June 2, 2017

9 am - 12 pm

Estancia High School

Jim Scott Stadium


Young Athletes Program Flyer

See link to flyer below or contact Jacqueline Gonzales for more information at or 714-424-5058


Newport-Mesa Unified School District received a request to name the Newport Harbor High School (NHHS) track and field the "Bob Hailey Memorial Track and Field", in honor of Mr. Bob Hailey, who was a NHHS teacher and coach. 
For more information and to take the survey regarding this naming request, please click the following link, Newport Harbor High School Track and Field Naming Survey. The survey will be available for public input until June 7, 2017.


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Contact Info.

1060 Paularino Ave.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 4:00pm

Office: 714-424-7950

Fax: 714-424-4741

Attendance Line:



Our Mission

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

2016-17 Calendar of Events

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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