PROFICIENCY 30% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
44%Dana Point
38%California

Richard Henry Dana 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 298 students and 10 teachers at Richard Henry Dana Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 204 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Richard Henry Dana Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 23% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students298
Teachers9.6
Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch204
Reduced lunch29

 

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 Richard Henry Dana 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
All25-29%
320-29%
430-39%
530-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
320-29%
430-39%
540-49%
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.

Richard Henry Dana Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 10.0% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 87.6% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 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 Richard Henry Dana Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.