Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School serves 512 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Aurelia Pennekamp 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School's student population of 512 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School is 0.67, 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 School Rank (16-17)#153 out of 9584 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
24%
12%
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Hispanic
8%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
49%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
19%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aurelia Pennekamp 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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