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Vista Grande Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (310) 377-6066

7032 Purpleridge Dr.

Rancho Palos Verdes, California


About Vista Grande Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Vista Grande Elementary is one of 19 schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified district of California.

Vista Grande Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 439 students.

The number of teachers at Vista Grande Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $85,136, which 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
Vista Grande Elementary 439$9,44726$85,1360.62
Palos Verdes Intermediate (0.71 miles) 889$8,99224$81,8530.61
Lunada Bay Elementary (0.9 miles) 341$8,71124$78,0210.62
Point Vicente Elementary (1.03 miles) 374$12,10123$72,2760.73
Palos Verdes High (1.18 miles) 1716$9,57524$85,2040.51
Montemalaga Elementary (1.45 miles) 494$8,53226$73,0560.67

Vista Grande Elementary

Number of pupils439
Funding per pupil$9,447
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$85,136
Diversity index0.62

Palos Verdes Intermediate (0.71 miles)

Number of pupils889
Funding per pupil$8,992
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$81,853
Diversity index0.61

Lunada Bay Elementary (0.9 miles)

Number of pupils341
Funding per pupil$8,711
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$78,021
Diversity index0.62

Point Vicente Elementary (1.03 miles)

Number of pupils374
Funding per pupil$12,101
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$72,276
Diversity index0.73

Palos Verdes High (1.18 miles)

Number of pupils1716
Funding per pupil$9,575
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$85,204
Diversity index0.51

Montemalaga Elementary (1.45 miles)

Number of pupils494
Funding per pupil$8,532
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$73,056
Diversity index0.67
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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.
6136thlargest school
6624thhighest number of FTE teachers
8130thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2301sthighest average teaching salary
9697thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
9352ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2481sthighest diversity index
3548thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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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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