Ralph Dunlap Elementary School



School Profile:
Ralph Dunlap Elementary School, located in the Orcutt Union School District, is in the southern region of the Santa Maria Valley and serves students in grades kindergarten through six following a traditional calendar. For the 2018-2019 school year, 575 students are enrolled, which includes 10.7% in Special Education, 6.6% qualifying for English Language Learner support, and 38% qualifying for free or reduced price lunch. There are two Structured Day Classes serving nine students; one 1st grader, three 2nd graders, one 4th grader, one 5th grader, and three 6th graders this year.

Mission Statement:
Ralph Dunlap Elementary School’s mission is to have a learning community where students, staff and parents work in partnership to ensure a superior academic educational experience for students. All students will achieve their personal best in this collaborative environment that is equipped with the educational technology and resources to create life-long learners able to excel in a world of constantly changing technology, culture and social values.


· School Site Safety Security Project  was completed in March 2019. The project included fencing projects, entrance security gates, renovated bus turnout, and front office modernization to ensure safety and security for students and staff.

· Flexible Furniture was installed in all classrooms which consisted of student desks/chairs, storage units.

· Full Day Kindergarten Project includes installation of one new modular classroom and other classroom design needs. This project is in alignment with the Districts Facility Master Plan and "Whole Child Approach" of the Strategic Plan.


The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email: ssalucci@orcutt-schools.net, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at http://www.orcuttschools.net/district_information/legal_notices/title_IX