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Del Rey Elementary School

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Posted May 9, 2013

Del Rey Rocks !!! Awesome Principal, Teachers & Staff. P.T.A. host's plenty of events all year round with fun for the entire family. The only mark down I gave was for the parent involvement. The P.T.A. offers lots of ways for the parents to help out the school, classroom & events but I don't see a lot of parents doing things, just the same ones over and over again!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2012

My son is in 3rd grade, our second year at Del Rey. I am very happy with the school. The principal is friendly and respectful to the children while keeping their respect. The PTA is very active and work hard to create many extra activities for the children. I am very happy I transferred to Del Rey. The only negative is, with all public schools, the lack of funding for field trips. Del Rey has a music program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2011

I feel as if this school is really trying to make a difference in the lives of the children as well as the community. The principal is an very hardworking and sincere person, I really feel as if he is devoted to the families that attend this school. The main complaint that I do have is that the primary language that is spoken in the school is spanish, PTA meetings and other parent involved meetings are spoken 1st in spanish and then in english. It is very innerving and irritating to the families that ONLY speak english. I feel as if their priority is making sure the spanish only speaking families are comfortable. It is very caustic, and gives the impression that english speaking families have the underhand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 4, 2008

My kids had their first year at Del Rey.And i love this school.It has the small town community feel.And the parents like to be involved as much as they can.They have all sorts of activities ran by a very well managed PTA. The schools points went up this year,with aggressive management by the principal and teachers who identified kids who needed extra help and got it early in the year.I would like to see the San Lorenzo District take part in the healthy school lunches program with more fruits and fresh veggies.They are adding new buildings to the school which should be exciting for the coming year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2007

Del Rey has been a great experience for my kids. They each are doing well socially and academically. They school works really hard to help kids learning English and kids who are behind. The test scores went up quite a bit this year. We love Del Rey!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2007

Del Rey has it's heart in the right place, but needs improvement. The academic performance of the students has dropped and they did not reach the goals set by the State of CA last year for improvement. In fact, scores dropped. Something needs to change if they are to turn around student's test scores. IMO, the principal is rather weak in this area. He is still fairly new, so we hope to see some further improvement soon. Del Rey's Physical Education program is almost non-existent and you can see the effects in the student body. I know it's a budget issue, but I cringe to think about what this is going to mean for our children's health in the long run.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2005

Del Rey has a very active PTA. The PTA hosts a variety of events for children and families during the school year. For the 2005-2006 school year, there will be a new principal. Due to budget constraints there are very few extracurricular activities. Though there are instrumental and vocal music classes. Overall, most teachers are very supportive and dedicated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2005

I think Del Rey Schol has been an excellent experience for my granddaughter. Being a student starting at K and now in 3rd, she has been enriched by the teadhers, parental involvement and cultural richeness of this school. they encourage the students to shine in all aspects of their personality. Even having their Talent Show. Kuddoes to Del Rey!
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

783

Change from
2012 to 2013

+16

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


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  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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API score

783

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2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
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3 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
39%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
32%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students43%
Females48%
Males38%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

Math

All Students50%
Females52%
Males48%
African American45%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner44%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students55%
Females49%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students69%
Females71%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learner71%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students59%
Females61%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state55%

Math

All Students69%
Females64%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner52%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)83%
Parent education - college graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students56%
Females65%
Males48%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)27%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students48%
Females58%
Males38%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)36%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students35%
Females38%
Males33%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)36%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 61%
White 15%
Asian 8%
Black 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Two or more races 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/AN/A
English language learners 40%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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