Robert Down Elementary School

  • Robert Down Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Robert Down Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Robert Down Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert Down Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1101 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
11%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
69%
24%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Robert Down Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePacific Grove Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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