Wagon Wheel Elementary School

  • Wagon Wheel Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wagon Wheel Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wagon Wheel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Wagon Wheel Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wagon Wheel Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Wagon Wheel Elementary School is 0.47, 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#502 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
12%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
71%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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