Celebrating 125 Years!

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  • From the Principal's Office

    Interested in the latest information from Mr. Hooks? Click HERE for a link to download the most recent issue of From the Principal's Office.


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  •  Traffic and Parking
    Pepper Drive has unique parking and traffic expectations.  Please bring your patience.  For details about traffic flow, parking, and expectations, please click HERE.
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  • Student iPad Tech Support

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  • Optional iPad Insurance Payment Link
    Discount is available for Free/Reduced Lunch Students. 

    Click here for more information

    Last day to pay October 31, 2020


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  • 6th Grade Camp
    Payment Link
    Click below to make an online payment to your camp account.
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  • Report your child's absence.
    (619) 258-2205
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Upcoming Events



    We are TIGERs!

    We show Teamwork Integrity Goals Empathy Responsibility

    Welcome Back Video 


    AM/PM Cohort Information

    Student List of AM/PM Cohort Assignments located HERE after 6pm on September 11.

    Password required. See Principal's email/voicemessage for details.

    cohort schedule


    For Pepper Drive's Distance Learning Infographic, click HERE or on the image:
    Distance Learning  

    iPad and Materials Distribution

    If you still need to pick-up your child's iPad, please visit the Technology Department at the Santee School District, 9619 Cuyamaca Street, Santee, between 9AM and 12PM.
    For student materials, come to the Office between 8AM and 3PM.

    School Lunches!


    Beginning August 19, 2020, at Pepper Drive School

    Mondays and Wednesdays between the hours of 12:00 - 1:00pm

    Mondays will include lunch for Monday and Tuesday and breakfast for Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesdays service will include lunch for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and breakfast for Thursday, Friday and Monday.

    Drive through and walk up methods will be available.

    Student ID numbers will need to be entered into the Point of Sale system when meals are distributed . You will be provided a placard with your students Id number during  iPad  distribution. Please bring the placard when picking up meals.

    Students do not need to be present for pick up.

    All students enrolled in Santee School District will receive meals at  “NO COST”  through August 31. Starting September 1, 2020, meal charging policies may revert to charging for meals based on student eligibility. 


    Please apply for free or reduced meals. If you qualify for free or reduced you may qualify for free internet and or other helpful  services. Online applications are also available HERE

     Distance Learning TIGER Expectations

    We keep our high expectations even during distance learning!

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    Contact Information  
    The Pepper Drive Office is open 7:30a-3:30p, Monday-Friday.
    Due to a high volume of communication, responses may take up to 24-hours.
    General inquiries: Please call 619-956-5100 or email infoPD@santeesd.net
    Principal: Ted Hooks
    Vice Principal: Maria Parker
    For student registration questions, please email registration@santeesd.net or call (619) 258-2350.

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    TIGER Behavior Expectations

      Elementary                                                  Middle School

    Elementary              Middle School

    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)
    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.