El Centro Elementary School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 6,145 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 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
El Centro Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
6,145 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
253 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

El Centro Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 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
0.10
0.64
# American Indian Students
6 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
24 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,823 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
95%
54%
# Black Students
71 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
151 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
3%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
70 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
800
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
699
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
707
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
685
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
628
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
642
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
683
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
661
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
640
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,539 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,113 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,539
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,113
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best El Centro Elementary School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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
| 396 students
Rank: #22.
De Anza Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1530 S. Waterman Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-9811
Grades: K-8
| 460 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
| 452 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
| 551 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
| 553 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
| 624 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
| 83 students
Rank: #88.
Desert Garden Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1900 S. Sixth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-2051
Grades: K-6
| 406 students
Rank: #99.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1177 N. Eighth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-3225
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #1010.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
200 N. Twelfth St.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-3060
Grades: K-6
| 331 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
| 370 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
| 352 students
1525 W. Main St.
San Diego, CA 92108
(760) 353-0140
Grades: K-6
| 299 students
1256 Brd.way
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 352-5712
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Imagine Schools At Imperial Valley
Charter School
1150 N. Imperial Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 592-7250
Grades: K-8
| 829 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 6,145 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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