Santa Cruz City Elementary School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,096 students in Santa Cruz City Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Santa Cruz City Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Cruz City Elementary School District are Westlake Elementary School, De Laveaga Elementary School and Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Santa Cruz City Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Santa Cruz City Elementary School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 06
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
2,096 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
94 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Santa Cruz City Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#584 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Cruz City Elementary  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Cruz City 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Cruz City 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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.64
# American Indian Students
3 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
68 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
3%
12%
# Hispanic Students
782 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
54%
# Black Students
42 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
1,067 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
51%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
129 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
395
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
296
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
342
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
370
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
339
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
354
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (06-07)
$79 MM
$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Cruz City Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Spending (06-07)
$78 MM
$18 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Cruz City Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Revenue / Student (06-07)
$36,971
$11,879
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Cruz City Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Revenue / Student (06-07)
$36,622
$11,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Cruz City Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.

Best Santa Cruz City Elementary School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Westlake Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3878
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #22.
De Laveaga Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1145 Morrissey Blvd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 429-3807
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
Rank: #33.
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-monarch
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
840 N. Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 429-3898
Grades: K-6
| 143 students
Rank: #44.
Bay View Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1231 Bay St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 429-3991
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #55.
Gault Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 Seabright Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 429-3856
Grades: K-5
| 375 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 06
  • Students: 2,096 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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