Costano Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2695 Fordham St.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone
(650) 329-2800
District
RAVENSWOOD CITY ELEMENTARY
County
SAN MATEO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
358
Classroom Teachers
16

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

1

(10 is best)

Better than 5.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Costano Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 50
Proficiency in Reading 15 49
Proficiency in Math 28 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 48
Proficiency in Reading 36 50
Proficiency in Math 22 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 45
Proficiency in Reading 8 52
Proficiency in Math 2 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 17 43
Proficiency in Reading 23 49
Proficiency in Math 10.91 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.18
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 51 14.2%
Grade 1 49 13.7%
Grade 2 48 13.4%
Grade 3 41 11.5%
Grade 4 52 14.5%
Grade 5 58 16.2%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 59 16.5%
Total 358 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.5% 0.8% 24.4%
Black 7.9% 6.3% 5.7%
Hispanic 68.3% 81.1% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.9% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 20.4% 10.8% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 93.0% 85.7% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 88.5% 82.3% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 3.4% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 36,052 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,567.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 41.6% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.6% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 6.8% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,006 12,950,743
Single Parent Households With Children 19.1% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 66.7% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.8% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.3% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.0% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.8% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 11.1% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,785 $29,948,895 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $263 $1,011,761 1.8%
Staff $1,123 $4,320,181 7.5%
General Administration $289 $1,111,783 1.9%
School Administration $1,028 $3,954,716 6.9%
Operation $1,278 $4,916,466 8.6%
Transportation $281 $1,081,007 1.9%
Other $983 $3,781,601 6.6%
Total Support $5,245 $20,177,515 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,882 $7,240,054 12.6%
Total Expenditures $14,912 $57,366,464 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%