Live Oak Elementary School District

984 Bostwick Ln. Ste. 1
Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1756
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Live Oak Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,727 students in Live Oak Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Live Oak Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
7 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
1,727 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
82 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Live Oak Elementary School District, which is ranked #126 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#123 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Live Oak Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55-59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Live Oak Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
60-64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Live Oak Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(15-16)
80-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Live Oak Elementary  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.58
0.63
# American Indian Students
19 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
55 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
977 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
57%
56%
# Black Students
40 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
563 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
33%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
69 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
243
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
191
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
167
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
187
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
203
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
184
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
180
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
189
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
183
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,523 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,753 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Live Oak Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Live Oak Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,523
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Live Oak Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,753
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Live Oak Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Live Oak Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tierra Pacifica Charter
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
986 Bostwick Ln.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 462-9404
Grades: K-8
| 155 students
Rank: #22.
Live Oak Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1916 Capitola Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-2000
Grades: K-5
| 323 students
Rank: #33.
Green Acres Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
966 Bostwick Ln.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-0111
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #44.
Del Mar Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1959 Merrill St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 477-2063
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
Shoreline Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 49% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
855 17th Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-6565
Grades: 6-8
| 457 students
Rank: #66.
Ocean Alternative Education Center
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
984 Bostwick Ln. Ste. 6
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-0767
Grades: K-8
| 110 students
Rank: n/an/a
984-1 Bostwick Ln.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 475-6333
Grades: n/a
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Live Oak Elementary School District?
Live Oak Elementary School District manages 7 public schools serving 1,727 students.
What is the rank of Live Oak Elementary School District?
Live Oak Elementary School District is ranked #126 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Live Oak Elementary School District?
57% of Live Oak Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Live Oak Elementary School District?
Live Oak Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Live Oak Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,753 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 1,727 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : 80-89%
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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