Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School

1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 285 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) 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 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 25-29%
  • : 25-29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School is 0.06, 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)
25-29%
40%
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(18-19)
25-29%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
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12%
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Hispanic
97%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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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?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School?
285 students attend Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School?
Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School offer ?
Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School part of?
Arellanes (Don Juan Bautista) Elementary School is part of Santa Maria-Bonita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 25-29%
  • : 25-29%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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