About Our School
Topa Topa Elementary School has twice been recognized as a California Distinguished School. The recognition has come to this school for its commitment to excellence exemplified by tremendous parent involvement and support as well as the calm, orderly, safe campus environment. From our colorful, flower laden hallways, to our new library-media center, beauty and function are always at the forefront. The Topa Topa curriculum and assessments are standards based. The outstanding teachers work as a team to continue to refine and improve instructional strategies to meet the needs of each of our children both academically and emotionally.
Topa Topa is a K-6 elementary school in the heart of the City of Ojai. It has a diverse population and a strong English Language Learner Program. The school has worked hard on integrating students with unique programs and caring, encouraging teachers who hold high expectations for student success.
Preschools are prevalent in the Ojai Valley and Junior Kindergarten is available at Topa Topa. Most of our children come to Kindergarten with some preschool experience.
Topa Topa is a Title 1 School. In order to provide assistance to meet the needs of all children, the school has an extensive after school intervention and enrichment program and Prescribed Instruction during the day for students with Reading needs. The ELL program provides certificated teacher instruction and Instructional assistants with standards based materials available to students at their learning level. Extra curricular activities are also available to the students after school with Drama, Art instruction, Extra PE, Healthy Kids instruction, and band. Making connections to provide student success is a goal for the students at Topa Topa.
The school has a remodeled library media center. This large, state-of-the-art facility houses about 10,000 books and 34 computers linked to the internet via high-speed data transfer. All children have access to the computer lab and library.