Las Palmas Elementary School

Las Palmas Elementary School serves 732 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Las Palmas Elementary School operates within the National Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 732 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 732 students
Las Palmas Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Las Palmas Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Las Palmas Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 22:1
Las Palmas Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
11%
Las Palmas Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
83%
52%
Las Palmas Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Las Palmas Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
26%
Las Palmas Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Las Palmas Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Las Palmas 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.
0.30 1.15
Las Palmas Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Las Palmas Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Las Palmas Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,005 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name National Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 6,005 1,595
National Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $60 MM n/a
National Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $57 MM n/a
National Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,379 $0
National Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,841 $0
National Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sweetwater High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Granger Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Acres Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • National City Lincoln Acres Elementary School
    2200 Lanoitan Ave
    National City , CA , 91950
    (619)336-8600
    0.5  mi  |  671  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • National City Granger Junior High School
    2101 Granger Ave
    National City , CA , 91950
    (619)472-6000
    0.6  mi  |  1071  students  |  Gr.  7-9
  • National City Palmer Way Elementary School
    2900 Palmer St
    National City , CA , 91950
    (619)336-8900
    0.7  mi  |  585  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • National City John A. Otis Elementary School
    621 East 18th St
    National City , CA , 91950
    (619)336-8800
    0.8  mi  |  454  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • National City Olivewood Elementary School
    2505 F Ave
    National City , CA , 91950
    (619)336-8700
    0.9  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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