PROFICIENCY 50% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
44%Dana Point
38%California

Palisades Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Dana Point, CA. There are a total of 519 students and 19 teachers at Palisades Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 158 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Palisades Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 30% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students519
Teachers19
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch158
Reduced lunch40

 

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 Palisades 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

GradeProficiency
All43%
345-49%
445-49%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
345-49%
450-54%
565-69%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Palisades Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 58.5% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.4% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.7% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Dana Point demographics profile

StatisticDana PointCaliforniaNational
Population34,00939,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,24425691
Median age48.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Dana Point

IndexDana PointCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Palisades Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.