PROFICIENCY 49% 29% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Napa Valley Unified
45%American Canyon

Donaldson Way Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Napa Valley Unified" in American Canyon, CA. There are a total of 635 students and 23 teachers at Donaldson Way Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 156 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Donaldson Way Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.0%, which is 29% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch156
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Donaldson Way Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Donaldson Way Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 32.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 3.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 9.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 48.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 5.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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American Canyon Middle School37%0.1American Canyon, CA
Napa Junction Elementary23%1.1American Canyon, CA
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American Canyon High45%1.5American Canyon, CA
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Mare Island Technology Academy39%1.8Vallejo, CA
Mit Academy47%1.8Vallejo, CA
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Johnston Cooper Elementary19%3.5Vallejo, CA

American Canyon demographics profile

StatisticAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,95323291
Median age64.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in American Canyon

IndexAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.6%1.3%
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