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Tulare City School District
website: www.tcsdk8.org

600 North Cherry
Tulare, CA 93274-2920

phone: (559) 685-7200
fax: (559) 685-7248
Grades Preschool - 8

Average Daily Attendance: 9,583



Clare Gist, Ed.D., Superintendent
e-mail: cgist@tcsdk8.org
(559) 685-7212
Sue Howarth, Executive Secretary
(559) 685-7212
Kelly Adams, Confidential Secretary
(559) 685-7208

Board of Trustees
Teresa Garcia (Area 5), President
Irene Henderson (Area 1), Vice President
Melissa Janes (Area 3), Clerk
Daniel Enriquez (Area 2), Member
Phillip Plascencia (Area 4), President

Trustee Meeting Date: second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m. (Except the August meeting which will be held on the third Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.)


Paula Adair, Asst. Superintendent, Student Services
(559) 685-7221
David Freitas, Director I, Progress & Performance
(559) 687-1552
Brian Hollingshead, Asst. Superintendent, Curriculum
(559) 685-7210
Jennifer Marroquin, Director II, Early Childhood Education
(559) 685-7241
Joyce Nunes, Asst. Superintendent, Business
(559) 685-7206
Philip Pierschbacher, Asst. Superintendent, Personnel
(559) 685-7227
Paul Reagan, Director II, Bilingual Education
(559) 685-7238
Daryl Shelton, Director I, Information Systems
(559) 685-7370
Martin Suey, Director I, Educational Data Systems
(559) 685-7379
Michelle Zavaleta, Director II, Psychological Services/Special Education
(559) 685-7240



Elementary and Middle Schools

Alice G. Mulcahy Middle School, 5-8
1001 West Sonora, Tulare 93274
Tracey Jenkins, Principal
Theresa Freitas, Secretary
(559) 685-7250

Alpine Vista School, Preschool-8
2975 East Alpine Avenue, Tulare 93274
Terri Martindale, Principal
Gail Nunes, Secretary
(559) 687-3135

Cherry Avenue Middle School, 6-8
540 North Cherry, Tulare 93274
Greg Anderson, Principal
Johanna Hinojos, Secretary
(559) 685-7320

Community Day School, 6-8
909 East Cedar, Tulare 93274
Don Dargo, Principal
Sophia Avila, Secretary
(559) 685-7350

Cypress Elementary School, Preschool-6
1870 South Laspina, Tulare 93274
Gary Bates, Principal
Stephanie Mendonca, Secretary
(559) 685-7290

Frank Kohn Elementary School, Preschool-6
500 South Laspina, Tulare 93274
Whitney Gallegos, Principal
Martha Ramos, Secretary
(559) 685-7340

Garden Elementary School, Preschool-6
640 East Pleasant, Tulare 93274
Debbie Portillo, Principal
Stephanie Domingos, Secretary
(559) 685-7330

Heritage Elementary School, Preschool-6
895 West Gail, Tulare 93274
Elaine Sewell, Principal
Sharri Dowdy, Secretary
(559) 685-7360

Lincoln Elementary School, Preschool-5
909 East Cedar, Tulare 93274
Don Dargo, Principal
Sophia Avila, Secretary
(559) 685-7350

Live Oak Middle School, 7-8
980 North Laspina, Tulare 93274
Michelle McPhetridge, Principal
Lisa Caraveo-Montez, Secretary
(559) 685-7310

Los Tules Middle School, 6-8
801 West Gail, Tulare 93274
Ira Porchia, Principal
Kathy Ruiz, Secretary
(559) 687-3156

Maple Elementary School, Preschool-5
640 West Cross, Tulare 93274
Valerie Brown, Principal
Cindy Santos, Secretary
(559) 685-7270

Mission Valley Elementary School, TK-6
1695 Bella Oaks Dr., Tulare 93274
Gary Yentes, Principal
Annabela Amaral, Secretary
(559) 685-7396

Pleasant Elementary School, Preschool-5
1855 West Pleasant, Tulare 93274
Tara Houston, Principal
Heather Enos, Secretary
(559) 685-7300

Roosevelt Elementary School, Preschool-4
1046 West Sonora, Tulare 93274
Anthony Feliz, Principal
Patricia Madrigal, Secretary
(559) 685-7280

Wilson Elementary School, Preschool-5
955 East Tulare, Tulare 93274
John Pendleton, Principal
Belinda Martin, Secretary
(559) 685-7260




Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 737-4378

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