PROFICIENCY 68% 77% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
59%Rancho Santa Margarita
38%California

Tijeras Creek Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. There are a total of 410 students and 13 teachers at Tijeras Creek Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 32 to 1. There are a total of 17 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Tijeras Creek Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.5%, which is 77% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students410
Teachers13
Student/Teacher ratio32:1
Free lunch17
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 Tijeras Creek 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

GradeProficiency
All64%
370-79%
460-64%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All71%
360-69%
465-69%
580-84%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Tijeras Creek Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 71.2% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.9% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.7% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.1% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Arroyo Vista Elementary62%0.8Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Arroyo Vista Middle School70%0.8Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate61%1.4Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Cielo Vista Elementary45%1.6Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education63%2.0Mission Viejo, CA
Melinda Heights Elementary71%2.2Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Trabuco Mesa Elementary68%2.2Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Robinson Elementary62%2.4Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Tesoro High67%3.2Las Flores, CA
Las Flores Middle School73%3.2Las Flores, CA
Las Flores Elementary65%3.3Las Flores, CA
Oxford Preparatory Academy - South Orange County78%3.3Mission Viejo, CA

Rancho Santa Margarita demographics profile

StatisticRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Population65,08238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,54623291
Median age42.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Rancho Santa Margarita

IndexRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college82.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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