5785 Los Ranchos Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Los Ranchos Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Los Ranchos 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 372 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Los Ranchos Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Los Ranchos Elementary School's student population of 372 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Los Ranchos Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Los Ranchos Elementary School is 0.45, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#338 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
72%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Los Ranchos Elementary School's ranking?

Los Ranchos Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Los Ranchos Elementary School?

372 students attend Los Ranchos Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

72% of Los Ranchos Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Los Ranchos Elementary School?

Los Ranchos Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Los Ranchos Elementary School offer ?

Los Ranchos Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 372 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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