PROFICIENCY 33% 13% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Palmdale Elementary
33%Desert View Highlands

Ocotillo Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Palmdale Elementary" in Desert View Highlands, CA. There are a total of 1,009 students and 43 teachers at Ocotillo Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 581 free lunch students and 116 reduced lunch students.

Ocotillo Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 13% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch581
Reduced lunch116


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 Ocotillo 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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Ocotillo Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 11.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 15.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 66.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Desert View Highlands demographics profile

StatisticDesert View HighlandsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,64323291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English80%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Desert View Highlands

IndexDesert View HighlandsCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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