Los Altos Elementary School District

201 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024-4030
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 2 public middle schools serving 911 students in Los Altos Elementary School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Los Altos Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
10 Schools
3,478 Schools
# Students
3,344 Students
1,875,212 Students
# Teachers
187 Teachers
87,766 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)
#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.
<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.
<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:

0.69
0.64
# American Indian Students
2 Students
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,239 Students
199,355 Students
% Asian Students
37%
11%
# Hispanic Students
319 Students
1,021,136 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
54%
# Black Students
21 Students
104,497 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
1,294 Students
425,910 Students
% White Students
39%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
455 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
14%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
316
83,361
# Students in 1st Grade:
295
74,656
# Students in 2nd Grade:
343
77,033
# Students in 3rd Grade:
314
77,239
# Students in 4th Grade:
389
80,324
# Students in 5th Grade:
361
86,020
# Students in 6th Grade:
415
291,274
# Students in 7th Grade:
430
434,675
# Students in 8th Grade:
481
455,560
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
55,052
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
52,041
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
51,590
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
56,387
# 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 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 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ardis G. Egan Junior High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 89% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 917-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 493 students
Rank: #22.
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

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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%
  • : Top 30% in CA
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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