2301 Saturn Skyway
Redding, CA 96002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Alta Mesa Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alta Mesa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alta Mesa Elementary School's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Alta Mesa 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 Mesa Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2259 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
54%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
17%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Alta Mesa Elementary School often compared to?

Alta Mesa Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Boulder Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Alta Mesa Elementary School?

279 students attend Alta Mesa Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

54% of Alta Mesa Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Alta Mesa Elementary School?

Alta Mesa Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Alta Mesa Elementary School offer ?

Alta Mesa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Alta Mesa Elementary School part of?

Alta Mesa Elementary School is part of Enterprise Elementary School District.

School Reviews

5   9/23/2008
THE NEW PRINCIPLE SHERI BICOTI IS EXCELLENT. THE TEACHERS TAKE TIME TO GET TO KNOW EACH STUDENT. THE SCHOOL IS WARM AND INVITING.
- Posted by Parent - MISTY

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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