5500 Ironwood St.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Silver Spur Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Silver Spur Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Silver Spur Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Silver Spur Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Silver Spur Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Silver Spur Elementary School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 9659 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Silver Spur 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Silver Spur 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
22%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
55%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silver Spur Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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