Palisades Elementary School

26462 Via Sacramento
Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Palisades Elementary School serves 385 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Palisades Elementary School's student population of 385 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Palisades Elementary School is 0.58, 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)
48%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
59%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 schools are Palisades Elementary School often compared to?
Palisades Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Truman Benedict Elementary School, Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Palisades Elementary School?
385 students attend Palisades Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Palisades Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palisades Elementary School?
Palisades Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Palisades Elementary School offer ?
Palisades Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Palisades Elementary School part of?
Palisades Elementary School is part of Capistrano Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 385 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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