Happy Valley Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
134
Best Elementary School in California
#569
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 6th grade
School District Happy Valley Elementary
Type Public
 Phone (831)429-1456
 Location 3125 Branciforte Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Charter School No

Happy Valley Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 569th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Happy Valley Elementary student body is mostly White with a smaller Multiracial population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White79.1%106
Black0%0
Hispanic3%4
Asian Pacific3.7%5
Native American Indian0.7%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races13.4%18

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 9.2%

9.7% 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, Happy Valley Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 525th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten18
1st Grade20
2nd Grade20
3rd Grade20
4th Grade19
5th Grade19
6th Grade18
Total134

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
67%
Rank in California
569th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Happy Valley Elementary scored an average 67% 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 10.9% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Boys60% to 79%*80% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black--
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Happy Valley Elementary
3125 Branciforte Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA
95065
(831)429-1456

10 out of 10 1

District

Happy Valley Elementary
Santa Cruz, CA