Soquel Elementary School

  • Soquel Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 50% (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 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Soquel Elementary School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Soquel Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Soquel Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#3888 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Soquel Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
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White
50%
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 Soquel Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Soquel Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoquel Union Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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