Las Palmas Elementary School

  • Las Palmas Elementary School serves 875 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Las Palmas Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Las Palmas Elementary School's student population of 875 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students875 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Las Palmas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Las Palmas Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Las Palmas Elementary School is 0.55, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3752 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Las Palmas 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)
47%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Las Palmas 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 Ratio28:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Las Palmas Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Las Palmas Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Las Palmas Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Las Palmas Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
40%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Las Palmas Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Las Palmas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Las Palmas Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.550.64
This chart display the diversity score of Las Palmas 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
43%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Las Palmas 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Las Palmas 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 NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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