Alderwood Elementary School

  • Alderwood Elementary School serves 847 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (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.
  • Alderwood 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 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Alderwood Elementary School operates within the Irvine Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Alderwood Elementary School's student population of 847 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students847 students
Gender %Alderwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Students by GradeAlderwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Alderwood 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 29:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alderwood Elementary School is 0.68, 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)
75%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
Asian
46%
11%
Hispanic
12%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
29%
24%
Two or more races
12%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAlderwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Alderwood Elementary School is Irvine Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Irvine Unified School District's student population of 32,283 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,582 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,330 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameIrvine Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    40
    4
    Number of Students Managed32,2831,585
    Irvine Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    75%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$250 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$271 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,582$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,330$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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