z Torrey Pines High School


US News & World Report recently released their annual high school rankings, and the magazine ranked TPHS 25th in California (2nd in San Diego behind the Pruess Charter School), 167th in the nation, and awarded us their gold medal!
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Student Parking: Parking permits are required to park on campus. Students who wish to park on campus must first take a Start Smart class with a parent before they are eligible to purchase a parking permit. Parking Permits can be purchased at the Student Store.


Start Smart Information: Here are the dates for the START SMART DRIVING PROGRAM at TPHS for 2013-2014. All sessions are held in the Lecture Hall. The class is free, and a parent must attend with the student. Reservations are required. Register at tpstartsmart@gmail.com .

     August 22, 2013         10:00 a.m. - noon

     September 5, 2013     6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      October 17, 2013        6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      January 9, 2014          6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

     February 20, 2014      6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Start Smart Dates for All SDUHSD High Schools

Parking & Drop-off/Pick-up Information:

  • Staff parking lots are reserved for staff, coaches and officials at all times including after school, weekends and holidays.

  • Parents can drop-off/pick-up students in the turnaround on Del Mar Heights or in the turnaround on the north-west side of school (behind the administration wing). There should be no drop-off/pick-up in the staff lot on the west side of campus.

  • Students should park in the student parking lots at all times including after school, weekends and holidays.

  • During events, parents and spectators may park in the student lots or the visitor spaces. There is no parent or spectator parking in the staff lot on the west side of campus or near the stadium. 

  • Parking in the stadium or on/near any field is not allowed at any time.

  • For additional details regarding parking and issues related to picking up and dropping off students, please click on the links below:
    Parking & Pick-up/Drop-off Map
    Parking & Pick-up/Drop-off Tips


TPHS on Best Schools Lists!


Tutoring: There are many tutoring opportunities for students on campus. For more information visit our tutoring page.


Torrey Pines Falconer, our Student Newspaper. If you would like to receive the Falconer at home, please subscribe.

Lost and Found - If you have lost something this year, please make sure you check the lost & found in the Student Store before you leave for the summer.


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3710 Del Mar Heights Road, San Diego, CA 92130 | Phone: (858) 755-0125 | FAX: (858) 481-0098 | Mailing Address: 710 Encinitas Blvd. Encinitas, CA 92024


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