Chollas/mead Elementary School

401 N. 45th St.
San Diego, CA 92102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Chollas/mead Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Chollas/mead Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Chollas/mead Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Chollas/mead Elementary School's student population of 502 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
502 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Chollas/mead Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Chollas/mead Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chollas/mead Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chollas/mead Elementary School's ranking?
Chollas/mead Elementary School is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Chollas/mead Elementary School?
502 students attend Chollas/mead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Chollas/mead Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Chollas/mead Elementary School?
Chollas/mead Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Chollas/mead Elementary School offer ?
Chollas/mead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Chollas/mead Elementary School part of?
Chollas/mead Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2024 (Wednesday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2024 (Saturday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 502 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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