520 Paseo Lunado
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Lunada Bay Elementary School serves 300 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lunada Bay Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lunada Bay Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lunada Bay Elementary School's student population of 300 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Lunada Bay Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Lunada Bay Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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
#1499 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
53%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
7%
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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 Lunada Bay Elementary School's ranking?

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

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

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Lunada Bay Elementary School?

300 students attend Lunada Bay Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

53% of Lunada Bay Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lunada Bay Elementary School?

Lunada Bay Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Lunada Bay Elementary School offer ?

Lunada Bay Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

School Calendar

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Spring Break - No School (Events)
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School (Events)
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break - No School (Events)
March 29, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break - No School (Events)
March 30, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break - No School (Events)
March 31, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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