4100 Orme St.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Juana Briones Elementary School serves 277 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Juana Briones Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 80-84% (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 67% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Juana Briones Elementary School's student population of 277 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Juana Briones Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Juana Briones Elementary School is 0.72, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#110 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
37%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
33%
22%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
7%
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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 Juana Briones Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Juana Briones Elementary School?

277 students attend Juana Briones Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

37% of Juana Briones Elementary School students are Asian, 33% of students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Juana Briones Elementary School?

Juana Briones Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Juana Briones Elementary School offer ?

Juana Briones Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Juana Briones Elementary School part of?

Juana Briones Elementary School is part of Palo Alto Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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