Calabasas Real Estate – Bay Laurel Elementary School Profile

Bay Laurel Elementary School is located in the city of Calabasas, CA and is one of 10 elementary schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District. Led by Principal Susan Wachtel, Bay Laurel Elementary is a California Distinguished School that serves over 600 students from kindergarten through the 5th grade and is home to the Dolphins. The school, built in 1992, serves students from kindergarten through 5th grade. The 7.6-acre campus consists of 16 classrooms, eight portable classrooms, a library, a multi-purpose room, two computer labs and a playground. Bay Laurel is among the few public elementary schools in California to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10.

Bay Laurel Elementary School made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of California in terms of student performance and other accountability measures.

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. Bay Laurel Elementary School had an API growth score of 911 in 2011. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Bay Laurel Elementary School’s 2011 base score was 902 and the school did meet its 2011 school-wide growth target.

For more information, call the number provided.

  • Fax: 818-222-0231
  • Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 3:30pm
  • Handicap Accessible: ADA compliant
  • Founding Date: 1992
  • Number of students: 650
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Religious affiliation: None
  • Student-to-teacher ratio: Kindergarten to grade 3, 23:1; Grades 4 and 5, 33:1
  • Number of faculty: 33
  • Montessori: No
  • Grade levels: K-5
  • Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Sports facilities

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