PROFICIENCY 64% 67% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%Pacific Grove Unified
61%Pacific Grove
38%California

Robert Down Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Pacific Grove Unified" in Pacific Grove, CA. There are a total of 467 students and 20 teachers at Robert Down Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 51 free lunch students and 19 reduced lunch students.

Robert Down Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 67% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students467
Teachers19.6
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch51
Reduced lunch19

 

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 Robert Down 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
All59%
365-69%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All68%
360-64%
465-69%
570-74%
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.

Robert Down Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 66.3% 63.8% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.9% 2.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.0% 9.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.8% 17.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.8% 1.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.4% 4.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Pacific Grove demographics profile

StatisticPacific GroveCaliforniaNational
Population15,54639,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,44025691
Median age49.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Speak English83%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Pacific Grove

IndexPacific GroveCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Robert Down Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.