Los Ranchos Elementary School

5785 Los Ranchos Rd.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Los Ranchos Elementary School serves 393 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Los Ranchos Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • 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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School Overview

Los Ranchos Elementary School's student population of 393 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
393 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 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Los Ranchos Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#387 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
70%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #387 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Los Ranchos Elementary School often compared to?
Los Ranchos Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hawthorne Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Los Ranchos Elementary School?
393 students attend Los Ranchos Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Los Ranchos Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% 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 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Los Ranchos Elementary School offer ?
Los Ranchos Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Los Ranchos Elementary School part of?
Los Ranchos Elementary School is part of San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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