Solana Vista Elementary School

Solana Vista Elementary School serves 437 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Solana Vista Elementary School operates within the Solana Beach Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 437 students
Solana Vista Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Solana Vista Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Solana Vista Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 22:1
Solana Vista Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Solana Vista Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
28%
52%
Solana Vista Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Solana Vista Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
64%
26%
Solana Vista Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Solana Vista Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Solana Vista Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.64
Solana Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Solana Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Solana Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Solana Beach Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,879 1,577
District Total Revenue $42 MM $19 MM
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,220 $11,099
District Spending / Student $12,750 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is San Dieguito High Academy (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Earl Warren Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Skyline Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Solana Beach Skyline Elementary School
    606 Lomas Santa Fe Dr
    Solana Beach , CA , 92075
    (858)794-3600
    0.9  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Solana Beach Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Earl Warren Middle School
    155 Stevens St
    Solana Beach , CA , 92075
    (858)755-1558
    0.9  mi  |  701  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Cardiff-by-the-sea Ada W. Harris Elementary School
    1508 Windsor Rd
    Cardiff-by-the-sea , CA , 92007
    (760)632-5894
    2.3  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Cardiff-by-the-sea Cardiff Elementary School
    1888 Montgomery Ave
    Cardiff-by-the-sea , CA , 92007
    (760)632-5892
    2.3  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Encinitas San Dieguito High Academy
    800 Santa Fe Dr
    Encinitas , CA , 92024
    (760)753-1121
    2.6  mi  |  1584  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 16, 2010 - Love our school for our academics, all of our amazing teachers and very caring principal. The parent's level of involvement is tremendous. The school is in great shape and always maintained clean. Our beautiful long grass fields give our children the space to run and play freely. One of the best features of our school is having K-3 grades where our 3rd graders can stay naive and innocent. Our school is safe, loving, and academically challenging and I recommend it. - Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
The Right Kind of Universal Pre-K
For years there has been a push to universalize preschool in this country in order to provide all children with the leg up they will need in order to compete in a globalized economy. While approximately three-fourths of four year olds in America are involved in some kind of educational program, the United States still ranks only 25th out of the 34 most wealthy and upcoming nations in the world in terms of early childhood education, lagging behind the likes of Portugal and Mexico.
‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Seeks to Give African-American Boys a Boost
President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to improve academic opportunities for students of color, especially African-American boys.
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.