Alta Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alta Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 357 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Alta Elementary School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Alta Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2738 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Alta Elementary School's ranking?
Alta Elementary School is ranked #2738 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Alta Elementary School?
357 students attend Alta Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Alta Elementary School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alta Elementary School?
Alta Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Alta Elementary School offer ?
Alta Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Alta Elementary School part of?
Alta Elementary School is part of Kings Canyon Joint Unified School District.
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