Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School serves 520 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School's student population of 520 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary 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 0.66, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#196 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
22%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
50%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
19%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.660.64
This chart display the diversity score of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManhattan Beach Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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