Yucca Elementary School

38440 Second St. E.
Palmdale, CA 93550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Yucca Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Yucca Elementary School's student population of 466 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Yucca Elementary School is 0.39, 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
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
18%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
26%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
76%
56%
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Black
18%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Yucca Elementary School often compared to?
Yucca Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Palm Tree Elementary School, Palmdale Learning Plaza by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Yucca Elementary School?
466 students attend Yucca Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Yucca Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% 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 Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yucca Elementary School?
Yucca Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Yucca Elementary School offer ?
Yucca Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Yucca Elementary School part of?
Yucca Elementary School is part of Palmdale Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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