PROFICIENCY 70% 84% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
70%Los Gatos Union Elementary
72%Los Gatos

Louise Van Meter Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Los Gatos Union Elementary" in Los Gatos, CA. There are a total of 668 students and 28 teachers at Louise Van Meter Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 18 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Louise Van Meter Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.0%, which is 84% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch18
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 Louise Van Meter 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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Louise Van Meter Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 73.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 14.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 6.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 3.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Los Gatos demographics profile

StatisticLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,73023291
Median age45.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English80%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Los Gatos

IndexLos GatosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters28.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.6%1.3%
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