Arroyo Vista Elementary School

Tel: (626)441-5840
  • Arroyo Vista Elementary School serves 703 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (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 84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Arroyo 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Arroyo Vista Elementary School operates within the South Pasadena Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Arroyo Vista Elementary School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Arroyo Vista Elementary School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students703 students
Gender %Arroyo Vista Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeArroyo Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Arroyo Vista 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 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arroyo Vista Elementary School is 0.74, 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)
83%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
27%
11%
Hispanic
24%
54%
White
33%
24%
Two or more races
16%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsArroyo Vista Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Arroyo Vista Elementary School is South Pasadena 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.
    • South Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 4,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,775 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,163 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameSouth Pasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,7181,585
    South Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    80%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$46 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$43 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,775$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,163$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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