1200 Pacific Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Pacific Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pacific 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pacific Elementary School's student population of 538 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Pacific Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
62%
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
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
1%
8%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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