La Costa Heights Elementary School

3035 Levante St.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 644 students in grades Kindergarten-6, La Costa Heights Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : 78%
  • : 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

La Costa Heights Elementary School's student population of 644 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
644 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of La Costa Heights Elementary School is 0.48, 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)
(18-19)
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
80%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of La Costa Heights Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
70%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Costa Heights Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.48
This chart display the diversity score of La Costa Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Costa Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are La Costa Heights Elementary School often compared to?
La Costa Heights Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mission Estancia Elementary School, El Camino Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend La Costa Heights Elementary School?
644 students attend La Costa Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of La Costa Heights Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of La Costa Heights Elementary School?
La Costa Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does La Costa Heights Elementary School offer ?
La Costa Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is La Costa Heights Elementary School part of?
La Costa Heights Elementary School is part of Encinitas Union Elementary School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
EUSD Last Day of School, Promotion, Report Cards
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)

School Reviews

5   5/11/2020
I teach at LCH, and my husband does too. We work here together, and all the kids are kind and loving. Every year, when my students move up a grade, they come back and hug me. THIS SCHOOL IS A FIVE STAR!!!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : 78%
  • : 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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