Las Animas Elementary School

  • Las Animas Elementary School serves 749 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Las Animas Elementary School's student population of 749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students749 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's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Las Animas Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3937 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Las Animas Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Las Animas Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
12%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
65%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
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
17%
24%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Las Animas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.540.41
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilroy Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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