A. J. Dorsa Elementary School

  • A. J. Dorsa Elementary School serves 500 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • A. J. Dorsa Elementary School operates within the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 500 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 500 students
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 23:1 24:1
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2003)
Asian
6%
11%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
92%
54%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
n/a
24%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School White Students (1990-2010)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups A. J. Dorsa Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.64
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
76%
50%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
15%
9%
A. J. Dorsa Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alum Rock Union Elementary School District's student population of 12,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,479 is higher than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,599 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alum Rock Union Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 12,310 1,597
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $21 MM
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $133 MM $21 MM
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,479 $12,988
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,599 $12,986
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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