Hope Elementary School

3970-a La Colina Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Hope Elementary School serves 312 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Hope Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hope Elementary School's student population of 312 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students312 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Hope Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Hope Elementary School is 0.59, which is less 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
#1389 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
54%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOPE Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hope Elementary School is Santa Barbara County Community (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Colina Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Open Alternative (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Barbara Open Alternative Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 70 students
    0.4 miles
    4025 Foothill Rd.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 683-3127
    0.4 K-6 70
  • Santa Barbara La Colina Junior High School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 901 students
    0.5 miles
    4025 Foothill Rd.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 967-4506
    0.5 7-8 901
  • Santa Barbara Monte Vista Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    730 N. Hope Ave.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 687-5333
    0.6 K-6 308
  • Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County Community Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
    1.1 miles
    4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93160
    (805) 967-5307
    1.1 7-12 24
  • Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County Juvenile Court Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 100 students
    1.1 miles
    4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110
    (805) 967-5307
    1.1 7-12 100

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