Brandon Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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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
195 Brandon Dr.
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone
(805) 571-3770
District
GOLETA UNION ELEMENTARY
County
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
445
Classroom Teachers
21

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.3% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 48
Proficiency in Reading 55 48
Proficiency in Math 65 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 45
Proficiency in Reading 61 48
Proficiency in Math 54 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 42
Proficiency in Reading 62 49
Proficiency in Math 57 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 42
Proficiency in Reading 57 47
Proficiency in Math 51 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.71
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.12
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 70 15.7%
Grade 1 82 18.4%
Grade 2 54 12.1%
Grade 3 57 12.8%
Grade 4 61 13.7%
Grade 5 62 13.9%
Grade 6 59 13.3%
Total 445 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 35.0% 37.9% 25.0%
Black 1.4% 0.9% 5.9%
Hispanic 54.7% 53.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.6% 7.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.1% 37.9% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.2% 27.6% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.9% 10.4% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 81,932 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 909.7 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.3% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.9% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 18.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.2% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,573 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.2% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.4% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.6% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.2% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.8% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.1% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.3% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 11.8% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,448 $31,122,432 59.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $487 $1,794,108 3.4%
Staff $323 $1,189,932 2.3%
General Administration $127 $467,868 0.9%
School Administration $834 $3,072,456 5.9%
Operation $1,129 $4,159,236 7.9%
Transportation $286 $1,053,624 2.0%
Other $580 $2,136,720 4.1%
Total Support $3,765 $13,870,260 26.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,017 $7,430,628 14.2%
Total Expenditures $14,229 $52,419,636 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%