1888 Montgomery Ave.
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Cardiff Elementary School serves 257 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
Cardiff Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cardiff Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Cardiff Elementary School's student population of 257 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Cardiff Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cardiff Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1129 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
70%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cardiff Elementary School's ranking?

Cardiff Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Cardiff Elementary School?

257 students attend Cardiff Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

70% of Cardiff Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cardiff Elementary School?

Cardiff Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Cardiff Elementary School offer ?

Cardiff Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 257 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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