Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School

  • Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School serves 51 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School operates within the Capistrano Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 51 students has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students51 students
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 Ratio10:124:1
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
9%
11%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
42%
54%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Black Students (2008-2012)
White
40%
24%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.41
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,298 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. 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 $10,739. 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$17 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$7,298$10,238
Capistrano Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,425$10,739
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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