Oceano Elementary School

1551 17th St.
Oceano, CA 93445
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 379 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Oceano Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oceano Elementary School's student population of 379 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
379 students
This chart displays total students of Oceano Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart displays gender of Oceano Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Oceano Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart displays the students of Oceano Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Oceano Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oceano Elementary School is 0.32, 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)
#4994 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Oceano Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
28%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oceano 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.
38%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oceano 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.
≤10%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Oceano Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Oceano Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
81%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
15%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oceano Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.32
This chart displays the diversity score of Oceano 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
69%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oceano 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
13%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oceano Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oceano Elementary School's ranking?
Oceano Elementary School is ranked #4994 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Oceano Elementary School often compared to?
Oceano Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairgrove Elementary School, Harloe Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Oceano Elementary School?
379 students attend Oceano Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Oceano Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oceano Elementary School?
Oceano Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Oceano Elementary School offer ?
Oceano Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Oceano Elementary School part of?
Oceano Elementary School is part of Lucia Mar Unified School District.

School Reviews

Review Oceano Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Public school teachers are considered public servants – but does that make their salary details public information? Learn about the heated debate surrounding whether teacher salaries should be made public.
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
Education and the rate of incarceration have been linked in a recent NAACP report. Learn about the report and the troubling findings.
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
We analyze a new plan for student assignment in two North Carolina school districts and the public reaction to the idea of bussing students – as well as alternatives that have been proposed by education experts.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links