Las Palmitas Elementary School

86-150 Ave. 66
Thermal, CA 92274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Las Palmitas Elementary School serves 617 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Las Palmitas Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Las Palmitas Elementary School's student population of 617 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

Las Palmitas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Las Palmitas Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#8836 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
96%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoachella Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Las Palmitas Elementary School is Desert Mirage High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Toro Canyon Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oasis Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thermal Desert Mirage High School Math: 16% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,030 students
    0.1 miles
    86-150 Ave. 66
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-2255
    0.1 9-12 2,030
  • Thermal Toro Canyon Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,094 student
    0.1 miles
    86-150 Ave. 66
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-2244
    0.1 7-8 1,094
  • Thermal Oasis Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 660 students
    4.6 miles
    88175 74th Ave.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 397-4112
    4.6 K-6 660
  • Thermal Coachella Valley Usd Special Ed Prek

    4.7 miles
    87-225 Church St.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 848-1109
    4.7 n/a n/a
  • Thermal La Familia Continuation High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 131 students
    4.8 miles
    56-615 Olive St.
    Thermal, CA 92274
    (760) 399-5929
    4.8 10-12 131

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