University Park Elementary School

833 W. Acacia St.
Salinas, CA 93901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 493 students in grades Kindergarten-6, University Park Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower 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 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

University Park Elementary School's student population of 493 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
493 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

University Park Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of University Park Elementary School is 0.21, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#6665 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of University Park Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University Park 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.
32%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University Park 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.
10-14%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of University Park 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%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in University Park Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
89%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in University Park 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%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
5%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in University Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Park Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.21
This chart displays the diversity score of University Park 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
64%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in University Park 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
2%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University Park 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 University Park Elementary School's ranking?
University Park Elementary School is ranked #6665 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend University Park Elementary School?
493 students attend University Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of University Park Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of University Park Elementary School?
University Park Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does University Park Elementary School offer ?
University Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is University Park Elementary School part of?
University Park Elementary School is part of Salinas City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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