Golden Poppy Elementary School

37802 Rockie Ln.
Palmdale, CA 93552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 506 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Golden Poppy Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Golden Poppy Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Golden Poppy Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Golden Poppy Elementary School is 0.43, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7605 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
33%
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23%
47%
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10-14%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
17%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Golden Poppy Elementary School's ranking?
Golden Poppy Elementary School is ranked #7605 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Golden Poppy Elementary School?
506 students attend Golden Poppy Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Golden Poppy Elementary School students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Golden Poppy Elementary School?
Golden Poppy Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Golden Poppy Elementary School offer ?
Golden Poppy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Golden Poppy Elementary School part of?
Golden Poppy Elementary School is part of Palmdale Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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