Paradise Canyon Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
699
Best Elementary School in California
#208
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 6th grade
School District La Canada Unified
Type Public
 Phone (818)952-8340
 Location 471 Knight Way
La Canada, CA 91011
Charter School No

Paradise Canyon Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 208th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Paradise Canyon Elementary student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White53.5%374
Black0.7%5
Hispanic9%63
Asian Pacific29.5%206
Native American Indian0.3%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races7%49

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 0.6%

0.7% 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, Paradise Canyon Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 34th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten84
1st Grade96
2nd Grade104
3rd Grade103
4th Grade87
5th Grade120
6th Grade105
Total699

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
79%
Rank in California
208th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Paradise Canyon Elementary scored an average 79% 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 4.7% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*85% to 89%*
Boys80% to 84%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial80% or more*60% to 79%*
White65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

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

Paradise Canyon Elementary
471 Knight Way
La Canada, CA
91011
(818)952-8340

10 out of 10 1

District

La Canada Unified
La Canada, CA