PROFICIENCY 10% 75% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Palmdale Elementary
26%Palmdale
38%California

Tamarisk is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Palmdale Elementary" in Palmdale, CA. There are a total of 812 students and 29 teachers at Tamarisk, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 727 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Tamarisk has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.5%, which is 75% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students812
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch727
Reduced lunch42

 

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 Tamarisk, 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
All6%
36-9%
46-9%
5<= 5%
6<= 5%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All13%
310-14%
410-14%
515-19%
610-14%
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.

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Tamarisk race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 11.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 15.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 66.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Antelope Valley Learning Academy16%0.4Palmdale, CA
Palmdale Aerospace Academy28%0.6Palmdale, CA
Palmdale High28%0.7Palmdale, CA
Tumbleweed Elementary23%1.2Palmdale, CA
Desert Rose Elementary18%1.3Palmdale, CA
Manzanita Elementary13%1.5Palmdale, CA
Palm Tree Elementary22%1.8Palmdale, CA
Yucca Elementary13%1.8Palmdale, CA
Cactus Middle School19%1.8Palmdale, CA
Palmdale Learning Plaza39%2.1Palmdale, CA
Joshua Hills Elementary23%2.4Palmdale, CA
Guidance Charter16%2.5Palmdale, CA

Palmdale demographics profile

StatisticPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Population156,82338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,47823291
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish36%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palmdale

IndexPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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