Richard Henry Dana Elementary School

  • Richard Henry Dana Elementary School serves 298 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Richard Henry Dana Elementary School operates within the Capistrano Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 298 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students298 students
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio30:124:1
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2012)
Asian
n/a
11%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
88%
54%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Black Students (1990-2008)
White
11%
24%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.220.41
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
50%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
9%
Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,291 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,418 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
4
Number of Students Managed53,9901,597
Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$393 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,291$10,966
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,418$11,255
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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