PROFICIENCY 39% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
59%San Clemente

Las Palmas Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in San Clemente, CA. There are a total of 820 students and 30 teachers at Las Palmas Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 360 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Las Palmas Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 38.5%, which is 1% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch360
Reduced lunch46


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 Las Palmas 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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Las Palmas Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.8% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.2% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 63.5% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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San Clemente demographics profile

StatisticSan ClementeCaliforniaNational
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 San Clemente

IndexSan ClementeCaliforniaNational
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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Source: The Las Palmas 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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