Deer Canyon Elementary School

13455 Russet Leaf Ln.
San Diego, CA 92129
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Deer Canyon Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Deer Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Deer Canyon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Deer Canyon Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Deer Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Deer Canyon Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
50%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoway Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Deer Canyon Elementary School is Westview High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mesa Verde Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Mesa Verde Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,344 student
    0.2 miles
    8375 Entreken Way
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 538-5478
    0.2 6-8 1,344
  • San Diego Westview High School Math: 70% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,358 students
    0.3 miles
    13500 Camino Del Sur
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 780-2000
    0.3 9-12 2,358
  • San Diego Adobe Bluffs Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    0.7 miles
    8707 Adobe Bluffs Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 538-8403
    0.7 K-5 377
  • San Diego Sundance Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    0.7 miles
    8944 Twin Trails Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 484-2950
    0.7 K-5 439
  • San Diego Black Mountain Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,319 student
    1.0 miles
    9353 Oviedo St.
    San Diego, CA 92129
    (858) 484-1300
    1 6-8 1,319

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