Las Animas Elementary School

  • Las Animas Elementary School serves 763 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Las Animas Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Las Animas Elementary School's student population of 763 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students763 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Las Animas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Las Animas Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Las Animas Elementary School is 0.57, 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#3643 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Las Animas 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Las Animas 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Las Animas Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.64
This chart display the diversity score of Las Animas 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
40%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilroy Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school has tolerance for bullying and vulgar language towards students. Principal seems more focused on her dress attire(or lack of) rather than following school codes. Zero tolerance is not implemented at this school.
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