La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 12,562 students in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District are Murdock Elementary School, Fletcher Hills Elementary School and La Mesa Arts Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. La Mesa-Spring Valley School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
La Mesa-Spring Valley 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
24 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
12,562 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
480 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
26:1

District Rank

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 988 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
#691 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of La Mesa-Spring Valley  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Mesa-Spring Valley  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)
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Mesa-Spring Valley  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
0.68
0.64
# American Indian Students
29 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
634 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
6,069 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
49%
54%
# Black Students
1,153 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
9%
5%
# White Students
3,554 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
28%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
90 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,033 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,599
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,320
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,358
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,336
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,382
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,381
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,446
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,379
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,361
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,149 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,110 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$153 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of La Mesa-Spring Valley  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
$152 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of La Mesa-Spring Valley  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
$12,149
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in La Mesa-Spring Valley  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
$12,110
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in La Mesa-Spring Valley  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 La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Murdock Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4354 Conrad Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5775
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #22.
Fletcher Hills Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2330 Center Pl.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5820
Grades: K-6
| 663 students
Rank: #33.
La Mesa Arts Academy
Math: 55% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5730
Grades: 4-8
| 1,102 students
Rank: #44.
Parkway Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9009 Park Plaza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5810
Grades: 7-8
| 838 students
Rank: #55.
Northmont Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9405 Gregory St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5830
Grades: K-6
| 474 students
Rank: #66.
Murray Manor Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8305 El Paso St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5865
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: #77.
Lemon Avenue Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8787 Lemon Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5835
Grades: K-6
| 626 students
Rank: #88.
Maryland Avenue Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5400 Maryland Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5744
Grades: K-6
| 511 students
Rank: #99.
La Mesa Dale Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4370 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5740
Grades: K-6
| 466 students
Rank: #1010.
Sweetwater Springs Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10129 Austin Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5895
Grades: K-6
| 539 students
Rank: #1111.
Sci Technical Engineering Arts And Math Academy At La Presa
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1001 Leland St.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5720
Grades: 4-8
| 952 students
Rank: #1212.
Rancho Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8845 Noeline Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5885
Grades: K-6
| 382 students
Rank: #1313.
Avondale Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8401 Stansbury St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5880
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #1414.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 S. Barcelona St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5780
Grades: K-6
| 544 students
Rank: #1515.
Rolando Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6925 Tower St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5800
Grades: K-6
| 538 students
Rank: #1616.
Casa De Oro Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10227 Ramona Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5715
Grades: K-6
| 370 students
Rank: #1717.
La Presa Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
519 La Presa St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5790
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #1818.
La Mesa-spring Valley Home Independent Study
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4811 Glen St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-8366
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #1919.
Loma Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10355 Loma Ln.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5862
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #2020.
Kempton Street Literacy Academy
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Kempton St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5870
Grades: K-3
| 410 students
Rank: #2121.
Spring Valley Academy
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Conrad Dr.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5750
Grades: 4-8
| 828 students
Rank: #2222.
Quest Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8805 Tyler St.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5890
Grades: 6-8
| 9 students
Rank: #2323.
Bancroft Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8805 Tyler St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5890
Grades: K-6
| 495 students
4207 Spring Gardens Rd.
Vista, CA 92083
(760) 630-4080
Grades: K-8
| 257 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 12,562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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