El Centro Elementary School District

1256 Brd.way
El Centro, CA 92243-2317
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

El Centro Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,292 students in El Centro Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in El Centro Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in El Centro Elementary School District are Sunflower Elementary School, De Anza Magnet and Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. El Centro Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
13 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
5,292 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
223 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

El Centro Elementary School District, which is ranked #1034 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1043 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of El Centro Elementary  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of El Centro Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of El Centro Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.63
# American Indian Students
5 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,050 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
96%
56%
# Black Students
45 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
119 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
2%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
50 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
595
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
532
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
591
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
566
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
624
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
619
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
598
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
561
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
606
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,399 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,904 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$71 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of El Centro Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$68 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of El Centro Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,399
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in El Centro Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,904
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in El Centro Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best El Centro Elementary School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sunflower Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2450 Main St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 337-4890
Grades: K-6
| 416 students
Rank: #22.
De Anza Magnet
Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1530 S. Waterman Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-9811
Grades: K-8
| 498 students
Rank: #33.
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1950 Villa Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 337-6555
Grades: K-6
| 443 students
Rank: #44.
Harding Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
950 S. Seventh St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-4791
Grades: K-6
| 571 students
Rank: #55.
Margaret Hedrick Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
550 S. Waterman Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-4750
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #66.
Wilson Junior High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S. Wilson
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-5341
Grades: 7-8
| 646 students
Rank: #77.
Imperial Valley Home School Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2370 Main St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 335-5100
Grades: K-8
| 133 students
Rank: #88.
Desert Garden Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 S. Sixth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-2051
Grades: K-6
| 435 students
Rank: #99.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1177 N. Eighth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-3225
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #1010.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 N. Twelfth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-3060
Grades: K-6
| 401 students
Rank: #1111.
Kennedy Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
900 N. Sixth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-0444
Grades: 7-8
| 397 students
Rank: #1212.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
223 S. First St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-6611
Grades: K-6
| 395 students
Rank: n/an/a
1256 Brd.way
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-5712
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: K-8
  • Enrollment: 5,292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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