2515 Rawlings Way
Tustin, CA 92780
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ladera Elementary School serves 331 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ladera Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% 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: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ladera Elementary School's student population of 331 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Ladera Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Ladera Elementary School is 0.74, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#945 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
37%
12%
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Hispanic
21%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
25%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ladera Elementary School's ranking?

Ladera Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Ladera Elementary School?

331 students attend Ladera Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

37% of Ladera Elementary School students are Asian, 25% of students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

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

Ladera Elementary School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Ladera Elementary School offer ?

Ladera Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Ladera Elementary School part of?

Ladera Elementary School is part of Tustin Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   10/25/2021
My son attended Ladera a couple of years back, and we had a wonderful experience. The front office team was kind and courteous, and my son's teachers were excellent. I would highly recommend Ladera. It is definitely one of the top elementary schools in the area.
- Posted by Parent - Elizabeth
5   9/15/2021
We transferred our child to Ladera from another local school and couldn''t have been happier with our decision. It has a small private school feel with great teachers.
- Posted by Parent - Katie

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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