Torrey Pines Elementary School

8350 Cliffridge Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 1%
Serving 459 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Torrey Pines Elementary School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 1% in CA
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Torrey Pines Elementary School's student population of 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
459 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Torrey Pines Elementary School ranks within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Torrey Pines Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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)
#91 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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86%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Torrey Pines 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 2021-22 school year data.
87%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Torrey Pines 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 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Torrey Pines 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%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Torrey Pines Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
52%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Torrey Pines Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Torrey Pines 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
12%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Torrey Pines 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Torrey Pines 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 is Torrey Pines Elementary School's ranking?
Torrey Pines Elementary School is ranked #91 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in California.
What schools are Torrey Pines Elementary School often compared to?
Torrey Pines Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like La Jolla Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
86% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Torrey Pines Elementary School?
459 students attend Torrey Pines Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Torrey Pines Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, 15% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Torrey Pines Elementary School?
Torrey Pines Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Torrey Pines Elementary School offer ?
Torrey Pines Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Torrey Pines Elementary School part of?
Torrey Pines Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   9/20/2018
Very impressed with the school and staff. Reviewer above is not really qualified to rate the school and should be removed. So far, all I see is positive learning environments and Teachers that care, I`ll give a more thorough assessment when time permits and as my child goes through the system.
- Posted by Parent - Fred
1   2/6/2017
I visited this school and saw a major cause of bullying. The children on recess were fighting and the children around them were laughing. The teacher that looked over them was paying attention to her cell phone. I am shocked and give a bad rating for this school.
- Posted by Administrator - Republic A.T.R.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 87% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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