Alta Vista Elementary School

  • Alta Vista Elementary School serves 642 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80% (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 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students642 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Alta Vista Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Vista Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#589 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alta Vista 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 Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Alta Vista Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Asian
24%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
57%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Vista Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.610.41
This chart display the diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alta Vista 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 Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alta Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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