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Cardiff Elementary School is a public elementary school in Encinitas. The principal of Cardiff Elementary School is Julie Parker and can be contacted at japarker@sdcoe.net. 364 students attend Cardiff Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian. 15% of the Cardiff Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 11% of the 364 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cardiff Elementary School is 16:1. Ada W. Harris Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 75% 76%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 4% 2%
Hispanic 17% 19%
Unspecified 1% 1.0%
Filipino 0.6% 0.5%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 769%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 18%
Limited English proficiency 15% 14%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Not a very good school. Bullying a big problem and teachers don't seem to really care.

  • (6 years ago)

    There are few words to describe the magnitude about how fabulousness of this school. The Principal is really amazing she is so involved running and reading with the children and knows the children by name. The teachers at Cardiff are top notch so involved with the children and welcome parent involvment. You have to know that if your child is not going to this school I feel sorry for them this is the best school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Excellent teachers wonderful staff but an undisciplined principal. Beautiful grounds - where else do you get an ocean view from the playground? Tight fisted school board and a very insular clique-ish PTO.

  • (9 years ago)

    We have been very please with Cardiff School District. There have been a few leadership issues thru-out the years but we are hoping that those issues have been resolved and my kids can get back to the great education Cardiff has given them. I look forward to many more years in the district.

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