PROFICIENCY 88% 130% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
82%Palo Alto Unified
82%Palo Alto

Palo Verde Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Palo Alto Unified" in Palo Alto, CA. There are a total of 404 students and 19 teachers at Palo Verde Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 8 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Palo Verde Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 87.5%, which is 130% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch8
Reduced lunch5


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 Palo Verde 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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Palo Verde Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 45.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 34.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 9.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Palo Alto demographics profile

StatisticPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,46523291
Median age21.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)19%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palo Alto

IndexPalo AltoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade98.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school98.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college97.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree96.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors95.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters59.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree29.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate19.5%1.6%1.3%
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