Paloma Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
926
Best Elementary School in California
#657
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District San Marcos Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)290-2199
 Location 660 Camino Magnifico
San Marcos, CA 92069
Charter School No

Paloma Elementary has an academic rating well above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 657th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Paloma Elementary student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White35.1%325
Black1.4%13
Hispanic42.9%397
Asian Pacific15.2%141
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%6
Two or more races4.4%41

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 25.9%

28.6% 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, Paloma Elementary students are largely upper-middle income and rank 1481st in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten174
1st Grade163
2nd Grade152
3rd Grade153
4th Grade150
5th Grade134
Total926

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
64%
Rank in California
657th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Paloma Elementary scored an average 64% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.6% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
Boys55% to 59%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 44%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White70% to 74%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited English30% to 34%*35% to 39%*

*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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%10
Boys2%10
Girls0%0

Location

Paloma Elementary
660 Camino Magnifico
San Marcos, CA
92069
(760)290-2199

9 out of 10 1

District

San Marcos Unified
San Marcos, CA