Alta Vista Elementary School

815 Knob Hill Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Alta Vista Elementary School serves 675 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alta Vista 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 675 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.68, 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
#252 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
50%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRedondo Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alta Vista Elementary School is Redondo Union High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parras (Nick G.) Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tulita Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Redondo Beach Tulita Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    0.5 miles
    1520 Prospect Ave.
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    (310) 798-8628
    0.5 K-5 507
  • Torrance Anza Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 644 students
    0.8 miles
    21400 Ellinwood Dr.
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310) 533-4559
    0.8 K-5 644
  • Redondo Beach Parras (Nick G.) Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,240 student
    0.8 miles
    200 N. Lucia
    Redondo Beach, CA 90278
    (310) 798-8616
    0.8 6-8 1,240
  • Torrance Seaside Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
    1.0 miles
    4651 Sharynne Ln.
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310) 533-4532
    1 K-5 530
  • Torrance Calle Mayor Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 782 students
    1.2 miles
    4800 Calle Mayor
    Torrance, CA 90505
    (310) 533-4548
    1.2 6-8 782

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