La Canada Elementary School

  • La Canada Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • La Canada Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • La Canada Elementary School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Canada Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Canada Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#78 out of 9584 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
36%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
43%
23%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Canada Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.670.64
This chart display the diversity score of La Canada Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Canada Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Canada Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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