Alvin Elementary School

301 E. Alvin Ave.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 930 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Alvin Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 930 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • : 27%
  • : 34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alvin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Alvin Elementary School's student population of 930 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
930 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Alvin Elementary School is 0.02, 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
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alvin 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alvin 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
99%
56%
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Black
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5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Alvin Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alvin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alvin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Alvin Elementary School?
930 students attend Alvin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Alvin Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alvin Elementary School?
Alvin Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Alvin Elementary School offer ?
Alvin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Alvin Elementary School part of?
Alvin Elementary School is part of Santa Maria-Bonita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 930 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • : 27%
  • : 34%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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