What is the quality of the schools that my children will attend? – is another question continually asked by potential property Buyers.
One way to help determine the quality of the education your children will receive is to review the results of the annual testing required by the State of California Department of Education.
This link to the 2007 CST Results will direct your web browser to an interactive page on the California Department of Education web site. This page has a form which allows you to enter the county, school district and school of interest. After you have entered the appropriate information, click on the “View Report” button to display the complete test results for your selection. If you would like to see a report for the entire state, county, or school district, just leave out the information in the fields following your desired grouping.
The table below has been compiled from the 2007 CST Results to show the average test scores for the school districts and schools that might be of interest to residents considering the purchase of a home in Corona del Mar, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach or Newport Coast. The various districts and schools are listed, in descending order, by the average of their test scores.
|CST English – Language Arts
Mean Scale Score Average for all grade levels
|Selected Group or School||Average Score|
|Newport Coast Elementary||394.6|
|Andersen (Roy O.) Elementary||391.0|
|Top of the World Elementary||389.1|
|Harbor View Elementary||389.0|
|Irvine Unified School Dist.||388.4|
|Corona del Mar High||387.4|
|Lincoln (Abraham) Elementary||385.7|
|El Morro Elementary||378.7|
|Laguna Unified School Dist.||375.7|
|Newport Heights Elementary||369.1|
|Laguna Beach High||367.0|
|Newport Harbor High||361.5|
|Newport Mesa Unified School Dist.||355.9|
|Ensign (Horace) Intermediate||355.1|
|San Mateo County||354.6|
|San Francisco County||347.0|
|San Diego County||346.7|
|State of California||339.6|
|Los Angeles County||333.7|