Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School serves 560 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School operates within the Manhattan Beach Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students560 students
Gender %Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeAurelia Pennekamp Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
20%
11%
Hispanic
8%
54%
White
54%
24%
Two or more races
18%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAurelia Pennekamp Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
50%

District Comparison

  • Manhattan Beach Unified School District's student population of 6,745 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,356 in this district is less than the state average of $11,240. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,684 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four years.
School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed6,7451,558
Manhattan Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1995-2016)
District Total Revenue$64 MM$18 MM
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Total Revenue (1997-2016)
District Spending$59 MM$18 MM
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Spending (1997-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,356$11,240
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$8,684$11,537
Manhattan Beach Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.