Laurel Elementary School

95 Edge Rd.
Atherton, CA 94027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Laurel Elementary School serves 705 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Laurel Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Laurel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Laurel Elementary School's student population of 705 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students705 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Laurel Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Laurel Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
#304 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
52%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMenlo Park City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Laurel Elementary School is Menlo-atherton High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Willow Oaks Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Encinal Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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