La Canada Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
663
Best Elementary School in California
#121
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 6th grade
School District La Canada Unified
Type Public
 Phone (818)952-8350
 Location 4540 Encinas Dr.
La Canada, CA 91011
Charter School No

La Canada Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 121st in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The La Canada Elementary student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White49.9%331
Black0.6%4
Hispanic12.4%82
Asian Pacific28.7%190
Native American Indian0.2%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races8.3%55

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 1.1%

1.2% 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, La Canada Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 64th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten89
1st Grade80
2nd Grade77
3rd Grade88
4th Grade105
5th Grade119
6th Grade105
Total663

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
83%
Rank in California
121st
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at La Canada Elementary scored an average 83% 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 3% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls75% to 79%*85% to 89%*
Boys85% to 89%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic70% to 79%*70% to 79%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*90% or more*
White80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites50% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Limited English40% to 59%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

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

La Canada Elementary
4540 Encinas Dr.
La Canada, CA
91011
(818)952-8350

10 out of 10 1

District

La Canada Unified
La Canada, CA