Wood Canyon Elementary School

  • Wood Canyon Elementary School serves 512 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wood Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wood Canyon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Wood Canyon Elementary School's student population of 512 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wood Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Wood Canyon Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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#3574 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
32%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
47%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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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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