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Almond Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-6 | Los Altos Elementary
550 Almond Ave
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 917-5400

About This School

Almond Elementary School is located in Los Altos, CA and is one of 7 elementary schools in Los Altos Elementary School District. It is a public school that serves 531 students in grades K-6. See Almond Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Almond Elementary School had an API growth score of 954 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Almond Elementary School's 2012 base score was 966, however the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Almond Elementary School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

48% 52%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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By a Parent on

This is quite a snobbish school for being a public school. Everyone from parents, to teachers, even secretaries act privileged! When our kids first joined the school from another state, we were very disappointed at how insensitive the first grade teacher was towards our 6yo child considering the major displacement our child had just had with the entire relocation. Not only was no effort made to accommodate a mid-year new student, she was even critical of the child! Be careful of this school! Some of the things are just plain discriminative. Indians are taught that 'native Americans' are the real Indians. Christmas, and Christianity is shoved down everyone's throat unmindful of the religious and cultural diversity. Winter break is called "Christmas Break". Public parking spaces are auctioned off to the highest bidder! The list goes on...Over zealous parents add to the problem with their pandering behaviors. Watch out!

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