PROFICIENCY 31% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified

Melrose Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified" in Placentia, CA. There are a total of 628 students and 27 teachers at Melrose Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 585 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Melrose Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 20% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch585
Reduced lunch33


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 Melrose 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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Melrose Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.6% 40.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.3% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.5% 41.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Placentia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,88823291
Median age37.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%

Education level achieved in Placentia

Completed 8th grade85.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Melrose 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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