Escondido Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Escondido Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 467 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 62%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 69% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 76% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Escondido Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Escondido Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Escondido Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Escondido Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Escondido Elementary School's ranking?
Escondido Elementary School is ranked #253 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Escondido Elementary School?
467 students attend Escondido Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Escondido Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Escondido Elementary School?
Escondido Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Escondido Elementary School offer ?
Escondido Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Escondido Elementary School part of?
Escondido Elementary School is part of Palo Alto Unified School District.
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