650 Addison Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Addison Elementary School serves 319 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Addison Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Addison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Addison Elementary School's student population of 319 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Addison Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Addison Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#667 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
23%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
43%
22%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Addison Elementary School's ranking?

Addison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Addison Elementary School?

319 students attend Addison Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

43% of Addison Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Asian, 19% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Addison Elementary School?

Addison Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Addison Elementary School offer ?

Addison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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