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PBIS Implementation Award
JTES has gone Platinum...again!!!
 Our Favorite color is platinum! JTES has earned Platinum level recognition from the California PBIS Coalition for the second consecutive year.
"We earned the Platinum Award for our school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Program. This is the highest honor a school can earn and only 17 schools in the entire state of California earned this honor last year. Thank you for all your hard work and support."
-Dr. Snider (Principal) 
Parent Engagement Survey
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Click below to view all bus routes and stops for JTES. 
School Mission
Joshua Tree Elementary School

The mission of Joshua Tree Elementary is to provide a safe and caring community committed to inspiring all children to achieve their highest potential through academic, physical, and creative endeavors empowering them to become responsible, productive, and successful in our changing society 

You Matter! Ask for Help.

(1) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255.

(2) The Crisis Text Line, which can be accessed by texting HOME

       to 741741.

(3)Police Dispatch at 760-956-5001

(4) Crisis Walk-In Center at 760-365-2233 or toll free at 855-356-6558

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Student Resources
Staff Links
Minimum Days/Late Start
Wed Mar 11 2020
Staff Development Day
Fri Apr 3 2020
Spring Break
Mon Apr 13 2020
to Fri Apr 17 2020
Memorial Day Holiday
Mon May 25 2020

Minimum Days

September 11, 2019
October 9, 2019
January 8, 2020
February 12, 2020
March 11, 2020
School Starts at 10:40 - Doors open at 10:20 for students. There will be no breakfast on minimum day.

Early Release Days

November 13, 2019
April 8, 2020
Students will be released from school two hours early to allow for parent-teacher conferences.  

New Student Information System

Morongo Unified School District has changed to a new Student Information System called Illuminate.  A portal for student access has recently opened for students to view their grades, take online assessments, and view attendance.  The Student Portal can be found at  Parents can register for access for their parent portal through an individual code. Please come into the office with picture ID to get your code. The parent portal will allow you to check in on your child's grades and view attendance. 


Home of the Owls

School Accountability Report Card
2019 School Plan for Student Achievement
Transitional Kindergarten Waiver
Transitional Kindergarten Waiver Information
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