Tumbleweed Elementary School

1100 E. Ave. R-4
Palmdale, CA 93550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Tumbleweed Elementary School serves 827 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Tumbleweed Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Tumbleweed Elementary School's student population of 827 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students827 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Tumbleweed Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Tumbleweed Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#7796 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
76%
54%
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Black
19%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalmdale Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tumbleweed Elementary School is Antelope Valley Rop (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Guidance Charter (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmdale Antelope Valley Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    1156 E. Ave. S
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 575-1026
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • Lancaster Antelope Valley Learning Academy Charter School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,646 student
    0.9 miles
    37212 47th St. E.
    Lancaster, CA 93535
    (661) 952-6028
    0.9 K-12 1,646
  • Palmdale Cactus Middle School Math: 10% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    0.9 miles
    3243 E. Ave. R-8
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 273-0847
    0.9 6-8 855
  • Palmdale Palm Tree Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
    0.9 miles
    326 E. Ave. R
    Palmdale, CA 93550
    (661) 265-9357
    0.9 K-5 595

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