La Madera Elementary School

La Madera Elementary School serves 595 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
La Madera Elementary School operates within the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 595 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 595 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade La Madera Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
Asian
12%
11%
Hispanic
27%
52%
Black
1%
7%
White
52%
26%
All Ethnic Groups La Madera Elementary School Sch Ethnicity La Madera Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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10%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed 31,876 1,671
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $342 MM $19 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $343 MM $18 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,383 $11,099
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,415 $10,975
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is El Toro High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Serrano Intermediate (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Santiago Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake ForestEl Toro High School
    Magnet School
    25255 Toledo Way
    Lake ForestCA 92630
    (949)586-6333
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | 2766 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Lake ForestSantiago Elementary School
    24982 Rivendell Dr
    Lake ForestCA 92630
    (949)586-2820
    0.5 mi | 600 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Lake ForestSerrano Intermediate
    24642 Jeronimo Rd
    Lake ForestCA 92630
    (949)586-3221
    0.8 mi | 1368 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Lake ForestRancho Canada Elementary School
    21801 Winding Way
    Lake ForestCA 92630
    (949)768-5252
    0.8 mi | 726 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Lake ForestLake Forest Elementary School
    21801 Pittsford Dr
    Lake ForestCA 92630
    (949)830-9945
    1 mi | 938 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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