Avondale Elementary School

  • Avondale Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Avondale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Avondale Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students457 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Avondale Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avondale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Avondale Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6067 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Avondale Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avondale 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avondale 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio29:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Avondale Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
7%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avondale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.500.64
This chart display the diversity score of Avondale Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avondale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Mesa-Spring Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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