Yucca Elementary School

38440 Second St East, Palmdale, CA 93550 | (661) 273-5052
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 692
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2.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 38440 Second St. East, Palmdale, CA 93550
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 692
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 364 (52.6%)
  • Females: 328 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 63 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 601 (86.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 664 (96.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Yucca Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.9%
Black10014.5%
Asian142.0%
Hispanic52275.4%
White273.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Yucca Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9213.3%
1st Grade9914.3%
2nd Grade11716.9%
3rd Grade10415.0%
4th Grade10815.6%
5th Grade8912.9%
6th Grade8312.0%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
13.5%
District:
38.5%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
8.1%
District:
5.1%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 37.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.5
Average Age
School:
47.4
District:
48.0
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 2.5

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2.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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6 reviews for Yucca Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Teacher on February 20, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • you should not go there its rude and there food is all old
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 22, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love that school i have really good memories from yucca.... i had the best teacher ever (mr. cruz) i will never forget that school .
  • Reviewed by Community Member on October 10, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • school is not that great. however its the potential of the students that make it possible for it be cool. i went to school there. i was involved in track and other events. graduated college as an engineer and still have fond memories of that place.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 22, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • yucca is a terrible school..it would be heart breaking to put your child in this possition..they have no fun activities to put your child in..there staff members are very nice but the teachers arent they have no respect for any of the students..p.s ms.craven is a terrible and really mean sixth grade teacher

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that Yucca Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: Yes
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 1997-1998
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201014.0%35.0%53.0%
200915.0%40.0%53.0%
200815.0%33.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201038.0%50.0%62.0%
200922.0%51.0%63.0%
200827.0%44.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201018.0%26.0%43.0%
200919.0%31.0%44.0%
200812.0%24.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201041.0%53.0%65.0%
200937.0%51.0%64.0%
200827.0%44.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201033.0%47.0%63.0%
200933.0%48.0%61.0%
200823.0%42.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201034.0%54.0%68.0%
200935.0%51.0%66.0%
200832.0%49.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201034.0%47.0%58.0%
200928.0%44.0%54.0%
200819.0%37.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201047.0%51.0%61.0%
200942.0%46.0%57.0%
200819.0%35.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201035.0%43.0%56.0%
200931.0%38.0%49.0%
200823.0%32.0%46.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201026.0%48.0%55.0%
200933.0%45.0%52.0%
200817.0%33.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201024.0%47.0%52.0%
200917.0%38.0%49.0%
200810.0%28.0%44.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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