Alta Mesa Elementary School

  • Alta Mesa Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Alta Mesa Elementary School's student population of 283 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Mesa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Mesa Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4126 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alta Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
11%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alta Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
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White
52%
24%
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Two or more races
17%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Mesa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alta Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alta Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEnterprise Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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