PROFICIENCY 59% 54% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #33 of 38 in Poway Unified
  • Ranked #6 of 11 in Poway
  • Ranked #1454 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
69%Poway Unified

Tierra Bonita Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Poway Unified" in Poway, CA. There are a total of 489 students and 20 teachers at Tierra Bonita Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 58 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Tierra Bonita Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.5%, which is 54% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch58
Reduced lunch11


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 Tierra Bonita 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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Tierra Bonita Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.7% 50.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 2.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 26.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.6% 14.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.0% 5.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Twin Peaks Middle School62%0.1Poway, CA
Midland Elementary57%1.1Poway, CA
Poway High57%1.3Poway, CA
Garden Road Elementary60%1.9Poway, CA
Valley Elementary44%2.1Poway, CA
Meadowbrook Middle School60%2.4Poway, CA
Painted Rock Elementary74%2.5Poway, CA
Pomerado Elementary54%2.6Poway, CA
Chaparral Elementary74%3.2Poway, CA
Mt. Woodson Elementary41%5.5Ramona, CA
Sycamore Canyon Elementary42%8.3Santee, CA
Hanson Elementary38%8.4Ramona, CA

Poway demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,23323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in Poway

Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Tierra Bonita 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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