Pacific Elementary School

1200 Pacific Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pacific Elementary School serves 518 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% 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: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pacific Elementary School's student population of 518 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
518 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Pacific Elementary School is 0.57, 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
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
85%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
85%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pacific 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pacific Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
62%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pacific 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 (10-11)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pacific Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Pacific Elementary School often compared to?
Pacific Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grand View Elementary School, Opal Robinson Elementary School, Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Pacific Elementary School?
518 students attend Pacific Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Pacific Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pacific Elementary School?
Pacific Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pacific Elementary School offer ?
Pacific Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Pacific Elementary School part of?
Pacific Elementary School is part of Manhattan Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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