PROFICIENCY 86% 126% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
81%Lafayette Elementary

Happy Valley Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Lafayette Elementary" in Lafayette, CA. There are a total of 535 students and 22 teachers at Happy Valley Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 5 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Happy Valley Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 86.0%, which is 126% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
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 Happy Valley 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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Happy Valley Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 76.5% 74.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 10.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.4% 7.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.7% 6.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Lafayette Elementary86%1.7Lafayette, CA
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Glorietta Elementary86%2.5Orinda, CA
Campolindo High80%2.7Moraga, CA
Sleepy Hollow Elementary90%3.2Orinda, CA
Donald L. Rheem Elementary81%3.2Moraga, CA
Wagner Ranch Elementary90%3.6Orinda, CA
Orinda Intermediate83%3.7Orinda, CA
Pleasant Hill Elementary63%3.8Pleasant Hill, CA
Burton Valley Elementary79%4.0Lafayette, CA

Lafayette demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,68723291
Median age44.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Lafayette

Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors72.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Happy Valley 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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