Poinsettia Elementary School

2445 Mica Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 476 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Poinsettia Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% 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: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 73%
  • : 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Poinsettia Elementary School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
476 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Poinsettia Elementary School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
73%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poinsettia 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)
80%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poinsettia 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
22:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Poinsettia Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Poinsettia Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
56%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Poinsettia 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
17%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Poinsettia 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 (20-21)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poinsettia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Poinsettia Elementary School often compared to?
Poinsettia Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Aviara Oaks Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Poinsettia Elementary School?
476 students attend Poinsettia Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Poinsettia Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Poinsettia Elementary School?
Poinsettia Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Poinsettia Elementary School offer ?
Poinsettia Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Poinsettia Elementary School part of?
Poinsettia Elementary School is part of Carlsbad Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 73%
  • : 80%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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