Birney Elementary School

  • Birney Elementary School serves 541 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Birney Elementary School operates within the San Diego Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students541 students
Gender %Birney Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Students by GradeBirney Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
38%
54%
Black
16%
6%
White
35%
24%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsBirney Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.700.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%

District Comparison

  • San Diego Unified School District's student population of 129,394 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,786 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,488 is higher than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
227
4
Number of Students Managed129,3941,564
San Diego Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,405 MM$17 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,497 MM$18 MM
San Diego Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,786$10,991
San Diego Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$11,488$11,482
San Diego Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.