743 E. Calaveras St.
Altadena, CA 91001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Altadena Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Altadena Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Altadena Elementary School's student population of 247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 11, 2022 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break - Schools Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
First day of Second Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break (No School)
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day for Students - Shortened Day (K-8)
June 01, 2023 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Altadena Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Altadena Elementary School is 0.58, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5972 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
28%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Altadena Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Altadena Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Altadena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Altadena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/12/2014
I would like to see pictures of myself and the students who attend the school back in 1955 please. thank you
- Posted by Student/Alumni - grand

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 247 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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