Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School

  • Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School serves 62 students in grades K-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% 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 62 students has grown by 51% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades K-6
Total Students62 students
Gender %Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Students by GradeRichard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:124:1
Asian
11%
11%
Hispanic
38%
54%
White
42%
24%
Two or more races
9%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRichard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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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    0.8 miles
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    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949)496-6666
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  • Pasadena Opportunities For Learning - Capistrano Charter School
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    1.3 miles
    33621 Del Obispo St. Ste. E
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (949)248-1282
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    Grades: K-5 | 686 students
    1.8 miles
    32261 Charles Ave.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949)248-0542
    1.8 K-5 686
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    (949)234-5905
    1.9 K-5 377

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. 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.