La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

4750 Date Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942-9214
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 9,820 students in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the California public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public elementary school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
23 Schools
7,688 Schools
# Students
10,816 Students
3,823,691 Students
# Teachers
430 Teachers
173,564 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District, which is ranked #565 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#998 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of La Mesa-Spring Valley  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
15-19%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.65
0.63
# American Indian Students
16 Students
17,644 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
491 Students
438,824 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,639 Students
2,121,275 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
56%
# Black Students
867 Students
196,205 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
2,819 Students
807,801 Students
% White Students
26%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
49 Students
15,388 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
929 Students
222,553 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,343
467,614
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,175
408,263
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,193
421,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,161
426,435
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,169
432,748
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,197
440,654
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,221
440,527
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,122
307,721
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,235
321,532
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
40,526
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
37,922
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
36,984
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
41,633
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,789 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,508 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$171 MM
$116,387 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$157 MM
$107,188 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,789
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in La Mesa-Spring Valley  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,508
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in La Mesa-Spring Valley  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

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
| 569 students
Rank: #22.
Fletcher Hills Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2330 Center Pl.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5820
Grades: K-6
| 558 students
Rank: #33.
La Mesa Arts Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4200 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5730
Grades: 4-8
| 1,095 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Casa De Oro Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10227 Ramona Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5715
Grades: K-6
| 346 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Murray Manor Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8305 El Paso St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5865
Grades: K-6
| 557 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Rancho Elementary School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8845 Noeline Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5885
Grades: K-6
| 306 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 450 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 504 students
Rank: #99.
La Mesa Dale Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 52% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4370 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5740
Grades: K-6
| 500 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
| 451 students
Rank: #1111.
Sci Tech Engr Arts And Math At La Presa
(Math: 38% | Reading: 43% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Leland St.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5720
Grades: 4-8
| 777 students
Rank: #1212.
Maryland Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Maryland Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 668-5744
Grades: K-6
| 444 students
Rank: #1313.
Avondale Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8401 Stansbury St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5880
Grades: K-6
| 321 students
Rank: #1414.
Highlands Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 40% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3131 S. Barcelona St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5780
Grades: K-6
| 521 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
| 455 students
Rank: #1616.
La Presa Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 39% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
519 La Presa St.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5790
Grades: K-6
| 381 students
Rank: #1717.
Trust Blended Learning
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9009 Park Pl.aza Dr.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 771-6080
Grades: K-8
| 292 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 278 students
Rank: #1919.
Kempton Street Literacy Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
740 Kempton St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5870
Grades: K-6
| 596 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| n/a students
Rank: #2121.
Bancroft Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 24% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8805 Tyler St.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 668-5890
Grades: K-6
| 419 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 23 schools
  • Grades: KG-08
  • Enrollment: 10,816 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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