Torrey Pines Elementary School

  • Torrey Pines Elementary School serves 550 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Torrey Pines Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 550 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 550 students
Torrey Pines Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Torrey Pines Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Torrey Pines Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Torrey Pines Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 24:1
Torrey Pines Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Torrey Pines Elementary School American Indian Students (1995-2007)
Asian
15%
11%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
14%
54%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
59%
24%
Torrey Pines Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Torrey Pines Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.41
Torrey Pines Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
3%
50%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
3%
9%
Torrey Pines Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,752 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,770 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,995 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name San Diego Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
223
4
Number of Students Managed 129,752 1,597
San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,664 MM $21 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,563 MM $21 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,770 $12,988
San Diego Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $12,986
San Diego Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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.
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