Happy Valley 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3855 Happy Valley Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
Phone
(925) 927-3560
District
LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
526
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.2% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Happy Valley Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 45
Proficiency in Reading 93 44
Proficiency in Math 96 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 43
Proficiency in Reading 82 45
Proficiency in Math 83 40

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 86 40
Proficiency in Reading 88 46
Proficiency in Math 84 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.47
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.08
AVG FOR STATE 23.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 110 20.9%
Grade 1 87 16.5%
Grade 2 72 13.7%
Grade 3 90 17.1%
Grade 4 80 15.2%
Grade 5 87 16.5%
Total 526 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.0% 78.6% 25.2%
Black 1.7% 1.1% 6.1%
Hispanic 9.7% 8.9% 56.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.5% 11.3% 11.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.6% 2.4% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.6% 1.8% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.6% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,825 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,627.0 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.9% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.5% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.7% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 18.3% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,724 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.0% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 72.8% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 49.7% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.8% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 7.5% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.3% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.6% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 4.2% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,633 $22,996,611 68.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $297 $1,029,699 3.1%
Staff $512 $1,775,104 5.3%
General Administration $137 $474,979 1.4%
School Administration $504 $1,747,368 5.2%
Operation $960 $3,328,320 9.9%
Transportation $21 $72,807 0.2%
Other $319 $1,105,973 3.3%
Total Support $2,750 $9,534,250 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $299 $1,036,633 3.1%
Total Expenditures $9,683 $33,570,961 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,628 $35,042,190,399 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $3,132,694,832 4.4%
Staff $532 $3,313,420,819 4.6%
General Administration $92 $574,369,306 0.8%
School Administration $617 $3,842,972,574 5.4%
Operation $941 $5,861,130,775 8.2%
Transportation $229 $1,423,064,571 2.0%
Other $495 $3,082,557,570 4.3%
Total Support $3,410 $21,230,644,860 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,436 $15,165,585,439 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,474 $71,439,433,283 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%