Palm Crest Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
580
Best Elementary School in California
#110
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 6th grade
School District La Canada Unified
Type Public
 Phone (818)952-8360
 Location 5025 Palm Dr.
La Canada, CA 91011
Charter School No

Palm Crest Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 110th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White47.9%278
Black1.2%7
Hispanic15%87
Asian Pacific24.5%142
Native American Indian0.2%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races11.2%65

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 1.2%

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, Palm Crest Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 65th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten65
1st Grade66
2nd Grade81
3rd Grade97
4th Grade89
5th Grade83
6th Grade99
Total580

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
84%
Rank in California
110th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Palm Crest Elementary scored an average 84% 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 2.8% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Boys80% to 84%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*85% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial80% to 89%*90% or more*
White85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Limited English60% to 79%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

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 Students0.3%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.7%10
Boys2.6%8
Girls0.7%2

Location

Palm Crest Elementary
5025 Palm Dr.
La Canada, CA
91011
(818)952-8360

10 out of 10 1

District

La Canada Unified
La Canada, CA