Paradise Canyon Elementary School

471 Knight Way
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 644 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Paradise Canyon Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 86%
  • : 87%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Paradise Canyon Elementary School's student population of 644 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
644 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Paradise Canyon Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
86%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paradise Canyon 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
87%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paradise Canyon 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%
Asian
35%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paradise Canyon 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%
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White
40%
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.
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Paradise Canyon 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
4%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paradise Canyon 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 (13-14)
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paradise Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Paradise Canyon Elementary School often compared to?
Paradise Canyon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like La Canada Elementary School, Palm Crest Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
86% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Paradise Canyon Elementary School?
644 students attend Paradise Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Paradise Canyon Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 12% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paradise Canyon Elementary School?
Paradise Canyon Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Paradise Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Paradise Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Paradise Canyon Elementary School part of?
Paradise Canyon Elementary School is part of La Canada Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School-Grades TK/K-6 early release @11:35 (Calendar)
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)
Last day of School (Calendar)
June 05, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : 86%
  • : 87%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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