Torrey Pines Elementary School

Torrey Pines Elementary School serves 543 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Torrey Pines Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 543 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 543 students
Torrey Pines Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Torrey Pines Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Torrey Pines Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Torrey Pines Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Torrey Pines Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
16%
11%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
13%
53%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
6%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Black Students (1989-2012)
White
61%
25%
Torrey Pines Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.42
Torrey Pines Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
49%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
9%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

San Diego Unified School District's student population of 130,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,692 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,388 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name San Diego Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
228
4
Number of Students Managed 130,303 1,757
San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,405 MM $17 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,497 MM $18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,692 $10,238
San Diego Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,388 $10,739
San Diego Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Preuss School Ucsd (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Preuss School Ucsd (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Preuss School Ucsd (1.2 miles away)
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