PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Oceanside Unified

Palmquist Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Oceanside Unified" in Oceanside, CA. There are a total of 708 students and 29 teachers at Palmquist Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 284 free lunch students and 74 reduced lunch students.

Palmquist Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch284
Reduced lunch74


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 Palmquist 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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Palmquist Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 25.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 6.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 5.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 56.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 3.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Lincoln Middle School25%0.1Oceanside, CA
South Oceanside Elementary37%1.0Oceanside, CA
E. G. Garrison Elementary27%1.3Oceanside, CA
Mission Elementary17%1.4Oceanside, CA
Buena Vista Elementary62%1.4Carlsbad, CA
Oceanside High36%1.5Oceanside, CA
Jefferson Middle School18%1.6Oceanside, CA
Laurel Elementary18%1.9Oceanside, CA
Carlsbad High59%2.2Carlsbad, CA
San Luis Rey Elementary27%2.2Oceanside, CA
Magnolia Elementary67%2.5Carlsbad, CA
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary38%2.5Oceanside, CA

Oceanside demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,21423291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English69%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%

Education level achieved in Oceanside

Completed 8th grade85.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Palmquist 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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