Pico Canyon Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
969
Best Elementary School in California
#285
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 6th grade
School District Newhall
Type Public
 Phone (661)291-4080
 Location 25255 Pico Canyon Rd.
Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
Charter School No

Pico Canyon Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 285th 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 Pico Canyon Elementary student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White37.7%365
Black3.4%33
Hispanic25.6%248
Asian Pacific26.9%261
Native American Indian0.4%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races5.9%57

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 11.4%

11.7% 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, Pico Canyon Elementary students are largely upper income and rank 649th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten125
1st Grade109
2nd Grade130
3rd Grade147
4th Grade146
5th Grade154
6th Grade158
Total969

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
76%
Rank in California
285th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Pico Canyon Elementary scored an average 76% 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 6% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls65% to 69%*85% to 89%*
Boys65% to 69%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*90% to 94%*
Black40% to 59%*80% or more*
Hispanic50% to 54%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
White65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites40% to 49%*40% to 49%*
Limited English55% to 59%*65% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

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

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 Students0.6%6
Boys0.8%4
Girls0.4%2

Location

Pico Canyon Elementary
25255 Pico Canyon Rd.
Stevenson Ranch, CA
91381
(661)291-4080

10 out of 10 1

District

Newhall
Valencia, CA