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Palomares Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (510) 582-4207

6395 Palo Verde Rd.

Castro Valley, California


About Palomares Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Palomares Elementary is one of 15 schools found in the Castro Valley Unified district of California.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 140 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Palomares Elementary, the average teaching salary of $94,965 is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Palomares Elementary 140$11,01223$94,9650.68
Jensen Ranch Elementary (1.29 miles) 439$9,25426$100,9120.68
Independent Elementary (1.42 miles) 653$8,72126$95,7010.74
Canyon Middle (1.62 miles) 1412$9,36524$100,8230.76
Fairview Elementary (1.76 miles) 566$11,44223$67,6610.64
Creekside Middle (1.96 miles) 793$2,60526$93,9120.73

Palomares Elementary

Number of pupils140
Funding per pupil$11,012
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$94,965
Diversity index0.68

Jensen Ranch Elementary (1.29 miles)

Number of pupils439
Funding per pupil$9,254
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$100,912
Diversity index0.68

Independent Elementary (1.42 miles)

Number of pupils653
Funding per pupil$8,721
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$95,701
Diversity index0.74

Canyon Middle (1.62 miles)

Number of pupils1412
Funding per pupil$9,365
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$100,823
Diversity index0.76

Fairview Elementary (1.76 miles)

Number of pupils566
Funding per pupil$11,442
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$67,661
Diversity index0.64

Creekside Middle (1.96 miles)

Number of pupils793
Funding per pupil$2,605
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$93,912
Diversity index0.73
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
8596thlargest school
8819thhighest number of FTE teachers
5124thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
895thhighest average teaching salary
9153rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
8032ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1095thhighest diversity index
2122ndhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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