California Elementary School

3232 California Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
California Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
California Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

California Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

California Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of California Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to 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
#1403 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
44%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport-Mesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to California Elementary School is Early College High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Killybrooke Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Costa Mesa Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 654 students
    0.1 miles
    3224 California Ave.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 424-7965
    0.1 7-8 654
  • Costa Mesa Early College High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
    0.6 miles
    2990 Mesa Verde Dr.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 241-6108
    0.6 9-12 203
  • Costa Mesa Killybrooke Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 413 students
    0.8 miles
    3155 Killybrooke Ln.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 424-7945
    0.8 K-6 413
  • Costa Mesa Adams Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 439 students
    1.1 miles
    2850 Club House Rd.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 424-7935
    1.1 K-6 439
  • Fountain Valley Gisler (robert) Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 545 students
    1.3 miles
    18720 Las Flores St.
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 378-4211
    1.3 K-5 545

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