Tumbleweed Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 591 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Math Proficiency: 21%
- Reading Proficiency: 30%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Tumbleweed Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Tumbleweed Elementary School's student population of 591 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Tumbleweed Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Tumbleweed Elementary School?
591 students attend Tumbleweed Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Tumbleweed Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tumbleweed Elementary School?
Tumbleweed Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Tumbleweed Elementary School offer ?
Tumbleweed Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Tumbleweed Elementary School part of?
Tumbleweed Elementary School is part of Palmdale Elementary School District.
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