Aromas

  • Aromas serves 412 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 48% (which is equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Aromas placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Aromas's student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students412 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Aromas
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Aromas by grade.

School Comparison

  • Aromas is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aromas is 0.46, which is less 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#3885 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aromas 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 Aromas and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Aromas and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
68%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Aromas 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 Aromas and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
28%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Aromas and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aromas.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.460.64
This chart display the diversity score of Aromas and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aromas 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
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aromas 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 NameAromas/San Juan Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Salinas Echo Valley Elementary School
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    4.6 miles
    147 Echo Valley Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831)663-2308
    4.6 K-6 555
  • Watsonville Hall District Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
    4.7 miles
    300 Sill Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6371
    4.7 K-5 583
  • San Juan Bautista Anzar High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 339 students
    5.1 miles
    2000 San Juan Hwy.
    San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
    (831)623-7660
    5.1 9-12 339
  • Watsonville Pajaro Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 457 students
    5.8 miles
    250 Salinas Rd.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6238
    5.8 6-8 457
  • Watsonville Linscott Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 276 students
    6.0 miles
    220 Elm St.
    Watsonville, CA 95076
    (831)728-6301
    6.0 K-8 276

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