PROFICIENCY 42% 9% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Westside Union Elementary

Esperanza Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Westside Union Elementary" in Palmdale, CA. There are a total of 1,040 students and 38 teachers at Esperanza Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 294 free lunch students and 84 reduced lunch students.

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


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch294
Reduced lunch84


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 Esperanza 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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Esperanza Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 35.4% 37.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 12.1% 11.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.3% 4.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 39.6% 41.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.6% 3.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Palmdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,73523291
Median age40.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English83%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palmdale

Completed 8th grade85.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Esperanza 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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