Cahuilla Elementary School

  • Cahuilla Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower 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 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Cahuilla Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cahuilla Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cahuilla Elementary School is 0.47, which is less 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#4679 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
14%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cahuilla Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cahuilla 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 NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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