PROFICIENCY 45% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Saddleback Valley Unified
63%Rancho Santa Margarita

Cielo Vista Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Saddleback Valley Unified" in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. There are a total of 821 students and 30 teachers at Cielo Vista Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 258 free lunch students and 85 reduced lunch students.

Cielo Vista Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 18% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch258
Reduced lunch85


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 Cielo Vista 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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Cielo Vista Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 53.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 9.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 29.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Rancho Santa Margarita demographics profile

StatisticRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,80323291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Rancho Santa Margarita

IndexRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Cielo Vista 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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