Las Palmas Elementary School

  • Las Palmas Elementary School serves 820 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Las Palmas Elementary School operates within the Capistrano Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 820 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students820 students
Las Palmas Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Las Palmas Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Las Palmas Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeLas Palmas Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Las Palmas Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Las Palmas Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
61%
54%
Las Palmas Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Las Palmas Elementary School Black Students (1988-2007)
White
35%
24%
Las Palmas Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Las Palmas Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLas Palmas Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.510.41
Las Palmas Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
50%
Las Palmas Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
9%
Las Palmas Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,291 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,418 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
4
Number of Students Managed53,9901,597
Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$393 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,291$10,966
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,418$11,255
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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