Carr Elementary - Torrance, CA - Home of the Carr Cubs

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Welcome Carr Friends!




GATE Testing for Grades 4 and 5 Coming Soon

All 4th and 5th grade students are being offered the opportunity to participate in GATE testing based on either teacher recommendation and/or parent request. If you would like to request testing, please ask your child's teacher for an application. The deadline for returning your permission slip to your child's teacher is December 16, 2014. GATE testing for fourth and fifth graders will take place on site during February and March.


Here are three easy ways to support Carr by just shopping at the South Bay Galleria.

  1. Whenever you shop at Galleria bring your receipts to the Customer Service desk. Or have your child being them to the front office and we'll do the rest.
  2. Sign up for sweet text message offers - text the number '7' to 55800. They only send great altered once or twice monthly.
  3. Join the monthly e-newsletter - Visit to become an Insider.

Bonus -- Like SouthBayGalleria on Facebook - click on Galleria Rewards tab to select Carr. 


Every Wednesday is minimum day for grades 1-5, dismissal is at 2:27pm. Except Parent Conference, Back to School Night, and Open House dismissal is at 2:12pm.

8:20am Cafe Opens For Breakfast
8:35am Playground Opens
8:50am School Begins (Preppy, K, TK, 4, 5)
8:59am School Begins (1, 2, 3)
10:20-10:35am Recess (K, 3, 4, 5)
10:40-10:55am Recess (1-2)
11:55-12:40pm Lunch (Preppy, K, 1)
12:10-12:55pm Lunch (2-3)
12:30-1:15pm Lunch (4-5)
1:50pm Dismissal (Preppy, K)
3:12pm Dismissal (1-5) 


CARR RED BOOK - 2013/2014 School Directory - download

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS - Learn more about new state standards and what that means for your student. More info. 



 Special Thanks to
Our Business Partner!

Mulligan Family Fun Center - Torrance, CA

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Special Thanks to Mulligan Family Fun Center for Adopting Carr!

Mulligan Family Fun Center - Torrance, CA

Mulligan Family Fun Center News

Did you know that every Carr Cub of the Month gets a family four-pack to Mulligan? Mulligan also hosts an annual fundraiser night in the Spring and supports several of our other school events including Bike Rodeo, special Assemblies, and Jog-a-thon. When visiting Mulligan in Torrance, you'll see a few picture collages of our amazing students hung up on the walls and we're so happy to have them as our partner! Show Mulligan some love on Facebook and tell everyone how much they mean to our little school!

Coming Soon: Rope Course!
Join the Birthday Club! Details here

Easy Ways to Help Earn Money for Carr

Click here to learn about things YOU can do that won't cost you a single penny... like showing your Galleria Mall receipts to the service desk to earn points for Carr, collecting Box Tops points from groceries you buy every day and bringing them to school, etc.

Crossing Guards

Dear Parents, As of Monday, September 17, 2012 all crossing guards at TUSD elementary schools will be staffed by a private crossing guard company per the Torrance Police Department. TPD has funded and provided the District with crossing guards for several years. TPD will continue to fund the crossing guard program as part of a joint partnership with the City of Torrance and the Torrance Unified School District. If you have any questions regarding this matter please speak with your child’s principal.

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