PROFICIENCY 51% 33% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Cypress Elementary
58%La Palma

Steve Luther Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Cypress Elementary" in La Palma, CA. There are a total of 515 students and 19 teachers at Steve Luther Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 187 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Steve Luther Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.5%, which is 33% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch187
Reduced lunch31


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 Steve Luther 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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Steve Luther Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 20.4% 25.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.0% 3.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 34.0% 38.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.0% 28.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 4.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Palma demographics profile

StatisticLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,87823291
Median age42.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Palma

IndexLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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