Las Lomitas Elementary


Summary:

The Las Lomitas Elementary district is home to two high-performing schools: La Entrada Middle School and Las Lomitas Elementary School. Both schools consistently rank among the top in the state, with La Entrada Middle School placing 22nd out of 2,788 middle schools in California and earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Academically, the schools excel, with a large majority of students scoring proficient or better on Smarter Balanced Assessments for English Language Arts and Mathematics. For example, 81.3% of 4th graders at La Entrada Middle were proficient or better in ELA, compared to the state average of 43.73%. While the student populations are predominantly white and Asian, the schools do have meaningful representation from Hispanic, African American, and other racial/ethnic groups, indicating a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The data also reveals some differences between the two schools. La Entrada Middle School has a lower student-teacher ratio of 14.6, compared to 21.1 at Las Lomitas Elementary, suggesting the district may be allocating more resources to the middle school level. Additionally, Las Lomitas Elementary has a higher chronic absenteeism rate of 8.9%, compared to 6.1% at La Entrada Middle, which is an area the district may want to investigate further to understand the underlying causes and implement strategies to improve attendance.

District Detail

 1011 Altschul Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025-6706

 (650) 854-6311

SchoolDigger Rank:
13th of 1560 California districts

See the 2023 California District rankings!
Grades served: K-8
Students: 1,146

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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