Cesar Chavez Elementary School

1251 E. Zapata St.
Calexico, CA 92231
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cesar Chavez Elementary School serves 899 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cesar Chavez Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cesar Chavez Elementary School's student population of 899 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students899 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cesar Chavez Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Cesar Chavez Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Cesar Chavez Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cesar Chavez Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5278 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cesar Chavez Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cesar Chavez Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalexico Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cesar Chavez Elementary School is Calexico High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Enrique Camarena Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Calexico Calexico High School Math: 25% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,059 students
    1.1 miles
    1030 Encinas Ave.
    Calexico, CA 92231
    (760) 768-3980
    1.1 9-12 3,059
  • Calexico Enrique Camarena Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 681 students
    1.1 miles
    800 E. Rivera Ave.
    Calexico, CA 92231
    (760) 768-3808
    1.1 7-8 681
  • Calexico Jefferson Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 749 students
    1.2 miles
    1120 E. Seventh St.
    Calexico, CA 92231
    (760) 768-3812
    1.2 K-6 749
  • Calexico Kennedy Gardens Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 591 students
    1.2 miles
    2300 Rockwood Ave.
    Calexico, CA 92231
    (760) 768-3842
    1.2 K-6 591
  • Calexico Dool Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 639 students
    1.3 miles
    800 Encinas Ave.
    Calexico, CA 92231
    (760) 768-3820
    1.3 K-6 639

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