Deer Canyon Elementary School

13455 Russet Leaf Ln.
San Diego, CA 92129
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Deer Canyon Elementary School serves 376 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (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 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deer Canyon Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Deer Canyon Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
84%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
85%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
50%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
29%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Deer Canyon Elementary School often compared to?
Deer Canyon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Park Village Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Deer Canyon Elementary School?
376 students attend Deer Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Deer Canyon Elementary School students are Asian, 29% of students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Canyon Elementary School?
Deer Canyon Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Deer Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Deer Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Deer Canyon Elementary School part of?
Deer Canyon Elementary School is part of Poway Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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