Richard Henry Dana Elementary School

  • Richard Henry Dana Elementary School serves 274 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% 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 274 students has declined by 25% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students274 students
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Hispanic
90%
54%
White
9%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.180.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,298 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,425 is less than the state average of $11,482. 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 Managed53,7721,564
Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$393 MM$17 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$7,298$10,991
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$7,425$11,482
Capistrano Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Dana Point Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Special Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 62 students
    0 miles
    24242 La Cresta Dr.
    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949)234-5505
    0 K-6 62
  • Dana Point Dana Hills High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2679 students
    0.8 miles
    33333 Golden Lantern
    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949)496-6666
    0.8 9-12 2679
  • Pasadena Opportunities For Learning - Capistrano Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 74 students
    1.3 miles
    33621 Del Obispo St. Ste. E
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (949)248-1282
    1.3 K-12 74
  • Laguna Niguel John Malcom Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 686 students
    1.8 miles
    32261 Charles Ave.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949)248-0542
    1.8 K-5 686
  • San Juan Capistrano Del Obispo Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    1.9 miles
    25591 Camino Del Avion
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949)234-5905
    1.9 K-5 377

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.