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 6 public middle schools serving 3,160 students in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in La Mesa-Spring Valley School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
23 Schools
3,481 Schools
# Students
10,816 Students
1,876,774 Students
# Teachers
430 Teachers
87,766 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
0.64
# American Indian Students
16 Students
10,541 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
491 Students
199,377 Students
% Asian Students
5%
11%
# Hispanic Students
5,639 Students
1,021,161 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
54%
# Black Students
867 Students
104,501 Students
% Black Students
8%
6%
# White Students
2,819 Students
425,946 Students
% White Students
26%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
49 Students
7,948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
929 Students
103,260 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,343
83,471
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,175
74,768
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,193
77,145
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,161
77,354
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,169
80,438
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,197
86,149
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,221
291,394
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,122
434,809
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,235
455,696
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
55,188
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
52,150
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
51,717
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
56,477
# 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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
| 580 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
Spring Valley Academy
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Conrad Dr.
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5750
Grades: 7-8
| 416 students
Rank: #66.
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

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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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