7252 Sunny Vista Rd.
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Friendly Hills Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Friendly Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Friendly Hills Elementary School's student population of 311 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Friendly Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Friendly Hills Elementary School is 0.55, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5063 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
33%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
59%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Friendly Hills Elementary School?

311 students attend Friendly Hills Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

59% of Friendly Hills Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Friendly Hills Elementary School?

Friendly Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Friendly Hills Elementary School offer ?

Friendly Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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