Westlake Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
630
Best Elementary School in California
#427
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District Santa Cruz City Elementary
Type Public
 Phone (831)429-3878
 Location 1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Westlake Elementary student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White62.4%393
Black1.4%9
Hispanic21%132
Asian Pacific9.4%59
Native American Indian0.6%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%2
Two or more races4.9%31

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
Kindergarten118
1st Grade95
2nd Grade113
3rd Grade95
4th Grade88
5th Grade121
Total630

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
71%
Rank in California
427th
Rating
9 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
Girls65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
Boys65% to 69%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic40% to 49%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White70% to 74%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites40% to 49%*40% to 49%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

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 Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0

Location

Westlake Elementary
1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA
95060
(831)429-3878

10 out of 10 1

District

Santa Cruz City Elementary
Soquel, CA