PROFICIENCY 70% 82% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
70%Cardiff Elementary

Cardiff Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 3 and is located in the district of "Cardiff Elementary" in Encinitas, CA. There are a total of 361 students and 18 teachers at Cardiff Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 36 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Cardiff Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 82% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch36
Reduced lunch4


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 Cardiff 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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Cardiff Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.5% 74.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.8% 17.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.9% 5.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Encinitas demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,30423291
Median age42.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Encinitas

Completed 8th grade93.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college85.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters25.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Cardiff Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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