PROFICIENCY 79% 107% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
83%La Canada Unified
83%La Cañada Flintridge
38%California

Paradise Canyon Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "La Canada Unified" in La Cañada Flintridge, CA. There are a total of 699 students and 30 teachers at Paradise Canyon Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 5 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Paradise Canyon Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.0%, which is 107% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students699
Teachers30.01
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch5
Reduced lunch3

 

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 Paradise Canyon 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
All75%
370-74%
475-79%
570-74%
680-84%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
365-69%
485-89%
585-89%
685-89%
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.

Paradise Canyon Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 55.1% 54.6% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.3% 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 27.2% 25.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.9% 10.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.0% 8.3% 3.1% 3.1%

La Cañada Flintridge demographics profile

StatisticLa Cañada FlintridgeCaliforniaNational
Population20,47739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,37325691
Median age44.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%52%55%
Speak English66%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Cañada Flintridge

IndexLa Cañada FlintridgeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college92.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree79.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors75.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters35.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree17.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Paradise Canyon Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.