PROFICIENCY 42% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Desert Sands Unified
36%La Quinta
38%California

Harry S. Truman Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Desert Sands Unified" in La Quinta, CA. There are a total of 548 students and 21 teachers at Harry S. Truman Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 366 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Harry S. Truman Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 9% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students548
Teachers21
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch366
Reduced lunch67

 

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 Harry S. Truman 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
All36%
345-49%
430-34%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All47%
350-54%
440-44%
545-49%
6n/a
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.

Harry S. Truman Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 15.5% 21.0% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.7% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 2.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 77.9% 71.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.9% 2.4% 3.1% 3.1%

La Quinta demographics profile

StatisticLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Population39,80139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,12925691
Median age46.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Quinta

IndexLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Harry S. Truman Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.