Tijeras Creek Elementary School

23072 Avenida Empresa
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Tijeras Creek Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Tijeras Creek Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Tijeras Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Tijeras Creek Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Tijeras Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Tijeras Creek Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#1163 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
11%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
68%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tijeras Creek Elementary School is Svusd Virtual Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arroyo Vista Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arroyo Vista Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Arroyo Vista Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
    0.7 miles
    23371 Arroyo Vista
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5951
    0.7 K-5 560
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Arroyo Vista Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 397 students
    0.7 miles
    23371 Arroyo Vista
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5951
    0.7 6-8 397
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,312 student
    1.5 miles
    21931 Alma Aldea
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 459-8253
    1.5 7-8 1,312
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Cielo Vista Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 776 students
    1.6 miles
    21811 Avenida De Los Fundador
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 589-7456
    1.6 K-6 776
  • Mission Viejo Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
    2.0 miles
    24171 Pavion
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 454-1590
    2 K-5 483

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