School Details

El Crystal Elementary School

201 North Balboa Way, San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 624-3150
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 237 students 18 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

46%
58%
56%
54%
76%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • San Bruno Park Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

40%
44%
46%
69%
75%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • San Bruno Park Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
74%
65%
81%
80%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • San Bruno Park Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
64%
60%
66%
75%
65%
83%
58%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • San Bruno Park Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

El Crystal Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Bruno. The principal of El Crystal Elementary School is Karl Johnson, who can be contacted at sjohnson@sbpsd.k12.ca.us. 237 children attend El Crystal Elementary School and identify as Pacific Islander, Filipino, and Multiracial. 29% of the El Crystal Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 35% of the 237 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at El Crystal Elementary School is 18:1. Allen (Decima M.) Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Pacific Islander 7% 8%
Filipino 6% 11%
Multiracial 6% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6% 2626%
Hispanic 40% 41%
Unspecified 4% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 30% 27%
Asian 16% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 32%
Limited English proficiency 29% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    This school is great. Now STEM magnet it is very organized and has an amazing teaching staff.

  • (4 years ago)

    my 3 kids go to el crystal and its a great school oh and if anybody is reading this dont look on google because it needs to be updated on the map the teachers there are exellent the principle is keeping the school strong and there is a contest that they just one for 10 000 $ so there still deciding on how to spend

  • (5 years ago)

    El Crystal School Is a cool school. It got the distinguished award for the school.. GO WILDCATS.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter went to El Crystal we were very happy. The principal and staff were great it is a small school community like a family everyone knows your children. The PTA is strong many school activities and an excellent art program. El Crystal was an awesome experience we were sad to move on.

  • (6 years ago)

    Both my children attended this school -- it's a small school so you and your kids are not a number here; the principal and the teachers know EVERYBODY by name. It was a bit less the case with my second child because there was a lot of teacher turnover (retirements young teachers moving/starting a family etc.) but it was still very friendly and close-knit. There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer and the principal and teachers are very welcoming and appreciative. A jewel of a school!

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school family. This is a school where the principal knows every kid. That is very important to me. Very strong PTA and lots of PTA events to raise money for the kids needs.

  • (8 years ago)

    Love the school. Parents are well involved and children seem really happy.

  • (8 years ago)

    Very friendly small close-knit school. Children well-behaved. Like most public schools the curriculm lacks in Arts and Music but we supplement with private classes on the weekends.

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Overall score

(based on 15 ratings & reviews)

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