Los Altos Elementary School District

201 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024-4030
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,344 students in Los Altos Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Los Altos Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), 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
10 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
3,344 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
187 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Los Altos Elementary School District, which is ranked #252 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#292 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Los Altos Elementary  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Altos 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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Altos 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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.63
# American Indian Students
2 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,239 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
37%
12%
# Hispanic Students
319 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
56%
# Black Students
21 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,294 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
39%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
455 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
14%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
316
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
295
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
343
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
314
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
389
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
361
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
415
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
430
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
481
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 $33,378 is higher than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,431 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 53% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$112 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Los Altos 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
$72 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Los Altos 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
$33,378
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Los Altos Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,431
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Los Altos Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Los Altos Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Georgina P. Blach Junior High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1120 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 934-3800
Grades: 7-8
| 418 students
Rank: n/an/a
550 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 917-5400
Grades: K-6
| 359 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 917-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 493 students
Rank: n/an/a
205 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 947-1100
Grades: K-6
| 446 students
Rank: n/an/a
25890 Fremont Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 559-3200
Grades: K-6
| 247 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lasd Preschool
201 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 947-1150
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
770 Berry Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 254-2400
Grades: K-6
| 303 students
Rank: n/an/a
1501 Oak Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94024
(650) 237-3900
Grades: K-6
| 313 students
Rank: n/an/a
700 Los Altos Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 559-1600
Grades: K-6
| 377 students
Rank: n/an/a
1120 Rose Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 943-4200
Grades: K-6
| 388 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Los Altos Elementary School District?
Los Altos Elementary School District manages 10 public schools serving 3,344 students.
What is the rank of Los Altos Elementary School District?
Los Altos Elementary School District is ranked #252 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 30%) 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 math proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Los Altos Elementary School District?
39% of Los Altos Elementary School District students are White, 37% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Los Altos Elementary School District?
Los Altos Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Los Altos Elementary School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,431 is higher than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has declined by 53% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 3,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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