Ohlone Elementary School

950 Amarillo Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ohlone Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ohlone 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ohlone Elementary School's student population of 444 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ohlone Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ohlone Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 3649 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
41%
12%
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Hispanic
8%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
32%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Ohlone Elementary School's ranking?
Ohlone Elementary School is ranked #118 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What schools are Ohlone Elementary School often compared to?
Ohlone Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Walter Hays Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Ohlone Elementary School?
444 students attend Ohlone Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Ohlone Elementary School students are Asian, 32% of students are White, 18% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ohlone Elementary School?
Ohlone Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ohlone Elementary School offer ?
Ohlone Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ohlone Elementary School part of?
Ohlone Elementary School is part of Palo Alto Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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