Poinsettia Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
552
Best Elementary School in California
#602
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District Carlsbad Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)331-6500
 Location 2445 Mica Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Charter School No

Poinsettia Elementary has an academic rating well above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 602nd in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Poinsettia Elementary student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White56.5%312
Black1.3%7
Hispanic25.7%142
Asian Pacific9.2%51
Native American Indian0.4%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%1
Two or more races6.7%37

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 16.7%

17.6% 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, Poinsettia Elementary students are largely upper income and rank 955th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten108
1st Grade83
2nd Grade100
3rd Grade94
4th Grade80
5th Grade87
Total552

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
66%
Rank in California
602nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Poinsettia Elementary scored an average 66% 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 11.6% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
Boys60% to 64%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic35% to 39%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White70% to 74%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
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

Poinsettia Elementary
2445 Mica Rd.
Carlsbad, CA
92009
(760)331-6500

9 out of 10 1

District

Carlsbad Unified
Carlsbad, CA