PROFICIENCY 15% 61% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
17%Ravenswood City Elementary
19%East Palo Alto
38%California

Costano Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Ravenswood City Elementary" in East Palo Alto, CA. There are a total of 564 students and 25 teachers at Costano Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 487 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Costano Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.0%, which is 61% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students564
Teachers24.69
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch487
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 Costano 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
All12%
3<= 5%
4<= 10%
5<= 5%
611-19%
720-29%
820-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
36-9%
4<= 10%
56-9%
611-19%
730-39%
830-39%
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.

Costano Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 1.1% 0.8% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 14.1% 9.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.7% 78.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 14.6% 9.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.6% 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

East Palo Alto demographics profile

StatisticEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Population29,35339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,64425691
Median age29.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English27%56%79%
Speak Spanish59%29%13%

Education level achieved in East Palo Alto

IndexEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade64.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school62.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Costano Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.