Best Elementary School in California#602
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||Kindergarten to 5th grade|
|School District||Carlsbad Unified|
|Location||2445 Mica Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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.
The Poinsettia Elementary student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||1|
|Two or more races||6.7%||37|
vs. other California elementary schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California602nd
Rating8 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|
|Girls||60% to 64%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||60% to 64%*||60% to 64%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||45% to 49%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||70% to 74%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%||9%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%|
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Police Arrest Rate
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2445 Mica Rd.