PROFICIENCY 67% 75% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
77%Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
0%Rancho Palos Verdes

Mira Catalina Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified" in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. There are a total of 393 students and 16 teachers at Mira Catalina Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 9 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Mira Catalina Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 66.5%, which is 75% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch9
Reduced lunch3


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 Mira Catalina 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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Mira Catalina Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 55.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 29.4% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 9.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 2.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Rancho Palos Verdes demographics profile

StatisticRancho Palos VerdesCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)58923291
Median age53.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%52%55%
Speak English79%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Rancho Palos Verdes

IndexRancho Palos VerdesCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college91.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters41.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree25.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Mira Catalina 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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