Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School

  • Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School serves 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students325 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#3034 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
58%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.64
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoquel Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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