Pacheco Elementary School

261 Cuesta Dr.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 472 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Pacheco Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% 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: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 30% in CA
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pacheco Elementary School's student population of 472 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
472 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Pacheco Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pacheco Elementary School is 0.53, 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)
#2455 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Pacheco Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pacheco 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.
52%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pacheco 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.
45-49%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pacheco Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Pacheco 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 Pacheco Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Pacheco Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Pacheco 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 Pacheco Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
36%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Pacheco 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
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Pacheco Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Pacheco 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 Pacheco Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.53
This chart displays the diversity score of Pacheco 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
37%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pacheco 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
8%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pacheco 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 Pacheco Elementary School's ranking?
Pacheco Elementary School is ranked #2455 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What schools are Pacheco Elementary School often compared to?
Pacheco Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bishop's Peak Elementary School, Hawthorne Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Pacheco Elementary School?
472 students attend Pacheco Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Pacheco Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pacheco Elementary School?
Pacheco Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pacheco Elementary School offer ?
Pacheco Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Pacheco Elementary School part of?
Pacheco Elementary School is part of San Luis Coastal Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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