2125 Story St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hawthorne Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Hawthorne Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 370 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#2107 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
46%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 is Hawthorne Elementary School's ranking?

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Hawthorne Elementary School?

370 students attend Hawthorne Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

46% of Hawthorne Elementary School students are White, 41% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne Elementary School?

Hawthorne Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Hawthorne Elementary School offer ?

Hawthorne Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

School Reviews

5   10/6/2012
Hawthorne is a beautiful school, with great teachers , the hardest working principal (in the "principal business"), friendly students who are working hard to succeed and having fun! GREAT office staff too.Had 4 kids at Hawthorne and we love it!
- Posted by Parent - ssrkk

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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