Acacia Elementary School

  • Acacia Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Acacia Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Acacia Elementary School operates within the Fullerton Elementary School District.

Top Placements

Acacia Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Acacia Elementary School's student population of 716 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students716 students
Gender %Acacia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeAcacia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Acacia Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 32:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Acacia Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio33:124:1
Asian
18%
11%
Hispanic
29%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
44%
24%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAcacia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Acacia Elementary School is Fullerton Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fullerton Elementary School District's student population of 13,516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,097 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,138 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameFullerton Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    20
    4
    Number of Students Managed13,5161,585
    Fullerton Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    50%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$112 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$113 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,097$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,138$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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