Live Oak Elementary School

1916 Capitola Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 323 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Live Oak Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Live Oak Elementary School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
323 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Live Oak Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Live Oak Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#3357 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Live Oak 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Live Oak 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
74%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
18%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Live Oak Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Live Oak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Live Oak Elementary School's ranking?
Live Oak Elementary School is ranked #3357 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Live Oak Elementary School often compared to?
Live Oak Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Green Acres Elementary School, Del Mar Elementary School, Gault Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Live Oak Elementary School?
323 students attend Live Oak Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Live Oak Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Live Oak Elementary School?
Live Oak Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Live Oak Elementary School offer ?
Live Oak Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Live Oak Elementary School part of?
Live Oak Elementary School is part of Live Oak Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 323 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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