Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School

110 S. Rowell
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School's student population of 452 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
89%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
91%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
21%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
48%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
18%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
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 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School often compared to?
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Opal Robinson Elementary School, Pacific Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 91% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School?
452 students attend Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 18% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School?
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School offer ?
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School part of?
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School is part of Manhattan Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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