Plum Canyon Elementary School

28360 N. Alfred Way
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Plum Canyon Elementary School serves 715 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Plum Canyon Elementary School's student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Plum Canyon Elementary School is 0.71, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
65%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
40%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Plum Canyon Elementary School often compared to?
Plum Canyon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mountainview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Plum Canyon Elementary School?
715 students attend Plum Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Plum Canyon Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plum Canyon Elementary School?
Plum Canyon Elementary School has a student ration of 29:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Plum Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Plum Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Plum Canyon Elementary School part of?
Plum Canyon Elementary School is part of Saugus Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 715 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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