John R. Peterson Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
20661 Farnsworth Ln.
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Phone
(714) 378-1515
District
HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY ELEMENTARY
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
677
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 85.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

John R. Peterson Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 48
Proficiency in Reading 58 48
Proficiency in Math 57 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 45
Proficiency in Reading 80 48
Proficiency in Math 74 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 42
Proficiency in Reading 81 49
Proficiency in Math 55 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 29.43
AVG FOR DISTRICT 27.42
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 117 17.3%
Grade 1 115 17.0%
Grade 2 99 14.6%
Grade 3 131 19.4%
Grade 4 94 13.9%
Grade 5 121 17.9%
Total 677 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 63.4% 65.5% 25.0%
Black 0.8% 0.5% 5.9%
Hispanic 22.9% 21.6% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.2% 11.7% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.7% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.9% 16.4% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.8% 13.8% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 2.6% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 85,215 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,186.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.3% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.8% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 18.6% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 34,753 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children 6.7% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.5% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.4% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.6% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.1% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.1% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.3% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.4% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,578 $46,059,156 66.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $277 $1,939,554 2.8%
Staff $454 $3,178,908 4.6%
General Administration $97 $679,194 1.0%
School Administration $504 $3,529,008 5.1%
Operation $690 $4,831,380 6.9%
Transportation $118 $826,236 1.2%
Other $483 $3,381,966 4.8%
Total Support $2,622 $18,359,244 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $773 $5,412,546 7.8%
Total Expenditures $9,974 $69,837,948 100.0%
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%