Best Elementary School in California#50
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||Kindergarten to 5th grade|
|School District||Manhattan Beach Unified|
|Location||1200 Pacific Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Pacific Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 50th in the best public elementary schools in California.
The Pacific Elementary student body is mostly White with a smaller Multiracial population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||10.2%||67|
vs. other California elementary schoolsUpper 0.6%
0.6% 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, Pacific Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 31st in California for elementary school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California50th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Pacific Elementary scored an average 86% 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 1.8% of California elementary schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||80% to 84%*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||85% to 89%*||80% to 84%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||60% to 69%*||70% to 79%*|
|Multiracial||80% to 89%*||80% to 89%*|
|White||85% to 89%*||90% to 94%*|
|With Disabilites||50% or more*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%||9%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%|
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1200 Pacific Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA
Manhattan Beach Unified
Manhattan Beach, CA