PROFICIENCY 72% 89% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
73%Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary
43%Redwood City

Redwood Shores Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary" in Redwood City, CA. There are a total of 483 students and 20 teachers at Redwood Shores Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 19 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Redwood Shores Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.0%, which is 89% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch19
Reduced lunch0


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 Redwood Shores 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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Redwood Shores Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 38.2% 48.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.0% 2.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 40.2% 28.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.2% 11.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.5% 7.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Redwood City demographics profile

StatisticRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,28023291
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in Redwood City

IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Redwood Shores 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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