755 Sutro Ave.
Novato, CA 94947
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pleasant Valley Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pleasant Valley Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Pleasant Valley Elementary School's student population of 366 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Elementary School is 0.50, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#408 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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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
2%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
68%
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
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pleasant Valley Elementary School's ranking?

Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are Pleasant Valley Elementary School often compared to?

Pleasant Valley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rancho Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Pleasant Valley Elementary School?

366 students attend Pleasant Valley Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of Pleasant Valley Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Valley Elementary School?

Pleasant Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Pleasant Valley Elementary School offer ?

Pleasant Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Pleasant Valley Elementary School part of?

Pleasant Valley Elementary School is part of Novato Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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