Alderwood Elementary School

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
2005 Knollcrest
Irvine, CA 92603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Alderwood Elementary School serves 824 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Alderwood Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Alderwood Elementary School's student population of 824 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students824 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Alderwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alderwood Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#591 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
47%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
26%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIrvine Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alderwood Elementary School is Woodbridge High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rancho San Joaquin Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Creek Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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With all of the Irvine homes and apartments being built recently, the classes are becoming over crowded (29-30 kids per class). Smart kids go to this school. Some teachers are better and more caring than others. Parking and school drop-offs and pickups are a bit chaotic.
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If you are of color you may have a problem in second grade...Bain...run...other than that the principal is excellent...
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