3111 N. Potrero Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cortada Elementary School serves 394 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cortada Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.

School Overview

Cortada Elementary School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Cortada 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 Cortada Elementary School is 0.26, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6282 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
White
n/a
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26

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