Best Elementary School in California#11
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||Kindergarten to 5th grade|
|School District||Los Angeles Unified|
|Location||421 Entrada Dr.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Canyon Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 11th in the best public elementary schools in California.
The Canyon Elementary student body is mostly White with a small Multiracial population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||1%||4|
|Two or more races||7.4%||30|
vs. other California elementary schoolsUpper 2.8%
3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Canyon Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 159th in California for elementary school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California11th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Canyon Elementary scored an average 91% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.2% of California elementary schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||85% to 89%*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||90% to 94%*||90% to 94%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||90% to 94%*||90% to 94%*|
|With Disabilites||50% or more*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%||9%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
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421 Entrada Dr.
Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles Unified
Los Angeles, CA