Wood Canyon Elementary School

23431 Knollwood
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wood Canyon Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 40-44% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 55-59% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wood Canyon Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Wood Canyon Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
40-44%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wood Canyon 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
55-59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wood Canyon 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
39%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Wood Canyon 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
37%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wood Canyon 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
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wood Canyon 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Wood Canyon Elementary School often compared to?
Wood Canyon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Canyon Vista Elementary School, Journey by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Wood Canyon Elementary School?
448 students attend Wood Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Wood Canyon Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wood Canyon Elementary School?
Wood Canyon Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Wood Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Wood Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wood Canyon Elementary School part of?
Wood Canyon Elementary School is part of Capistrano Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 40-44% (Top 1%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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