Starlight Elementary School

225 Hammer Dr.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 495 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Starlight Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 28%
  • : 21%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Starlight Elementary School's student population of 495 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
495 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Starlight Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
28%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Starlight 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.
(18-19)
21%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Starlight 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
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Starlight Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
2%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Starlight Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Starlight Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Starlight Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Starlight Elementary School often compared to?
Starlight Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Landmark Elementary School, T. S. Macquiddy Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Starlight Elementary School?
495 students attend Starlight Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Starlight Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Starlight Elementary School?
Starlight Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Starlight Elementary School offer ?
Starlight Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Starlight Elementary School part of?
Starlight Elementary School is part of Pajaro Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 28%
  • : 21%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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