Best Elementary School in California#427
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||Kindergarten to 5th grade|
|School District||Santa Cruz City Elementary|
|Location||1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Westlake Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 427th in the best public elementary schools in California.
The Westlake Elementary student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.6%||4|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||2|
|Two or more races||4.9%||31|
vs. other California elementary schoolsUpper 13.1%
13.7% 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, Westlake Elementary students are largely upper income and rank 745th in California for elementary school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California427th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Westlake Elementary scored an average 71% 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 8.5% of California elementary schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||65% to 69%*||60% to 64%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 89%*||80% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 49%*||50% to 59%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||70% to 74%*||70% to 74%*|
|With Disabilites||40% to 49%*||40% to 49%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%||9%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
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1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz City Elementary