Cardiff Elementary School

1888 Montgomery Ave.
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 263 students in grades Kindergarten-2, Cardiff Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 80-89%
  • : 60-69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cardiff Elementary School's student population of 263 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
263 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cardiff Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
80-89%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
60-69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cardiff Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cardiff Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
67%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Cardiff Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cardiff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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?
263 students attend Cardiff Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Cardiff Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cardiff Elementary School?
Cardiff Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Cardiff Elementary School offer ?
Cardiff Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Cardiff Elementary School part of?
Cardiff Elementary School is part of Cardiff Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 80-89%
  • : 60-69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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