Pepper Drive

We are CORE! Challenging Ourselves to Reach for Excellence
November is here!
School Hours
Regular Hours
Our school office is open 7:30am-3:30pm daily.
Gates open at 8:00am for breakfast
and 8:15am for everyone else.
School begins at 8:30am for all grades.
Dismissal times:
TK   12:00 pm
K-3   2:20 pm
4-8    2:46 pm
Minimum Day Hours (only dates below)
K-8   8:30 am - 1:05 pm
(Parent/Teacher Conf. & Last Day of School 12/7/15 – 12/11/15 & 6/22/16)
Pepper Drive School strives to challenge ourselves to think with depth, move with purpose, and create with imagination as we reach for excellence on our journey toward a college and career bound future.
Principal: Ted Hooks
Vice Principal: Tammy Scholder
Dean of Students: Erica Edmonston


  • Newsletter
    Click on this link for our latest newsletter: November 2015
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  • Thanksgiving Break
    Santee School District Schools and Offices will be closed November 23-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  School resumes on Monday, November 30. Project SAFE and YALE are available for child care on November 23, 24, & 25. Students must be pre-registered. For information call 258-2369.
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  • Middle School Yearbook
    Interested in buying a Middle School Yearbook? Click here to order online! Prices will increase in 2016.  Right now, it is the lowest price, only $45. Order now.
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  • Fall Fundraiser
    Grades 5-8 can participate our Fall Fundraiser now.  Click here for more information.
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  • Saturday School
    If your child has been absent at least one day this year, that absence can be made up at Saturday School.  An complete explanation and restrictions are explained on the information flyer.  Click here for a copy, or stop by the school office.
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  • Supply Lists
    Shopping for school supplies?  Use our recommended supply lists!  Click here
    or visit directly at
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  • CAASPP Information and
    Resources for Parents
    Do you have questions about CAASPP testing and student score reports?  Please follow this link for more information on the Smarter Balanced assessments:
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  • 1to1_iPad
    Santee's 1:1 Digital Learning Program
    For 2015-2016, every kindergarten through eighth grade student in the district will receive an iPad for his or her educational use during the school year. To find out more about this program click HERE.
    Optional iPad Insurance
    The window for purchasing the optional insurance for student devices in grades 3-8 has closed. The window for K-2 devices will open on Tuesday, December 1st. There will be a link here to access this digital form beginning that day.
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  • Volunteering?
    You'll need to complete the volunteer handbook paperwork.  Click here for a downloadable copy.   Para español, haga clic en aquí.
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  • Report your child's absence.
    (619) 258-2205
    We are school #2.
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