Cortada Elementary School

3111 N. Potrero Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cortada Elementary School serves 405 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Cortada Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Cortada Elementary School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students405 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cortada Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Cortada Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cortada Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#5857 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cortada 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
n/a
23%
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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 Cortada Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.240.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cortada 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
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cortada 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 NameEl Monte City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cortada Elementary School is El Monte High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Potrero Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South El Monte Potrero Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 857 students
    0.4 miles
    2611 N. Potrero Ave.
    South El Monte, CA 91733
    (626) 350-9386
    0.4 K-8 857
  • South El Monte New Lexington Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 321 students
    0.7 miles
    10410 E. Bodger St.
    South El Monte, CA 91733
    (626) 575-2320
    0.7 K-6 321
  • South El Monte Wilkerson Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 427 students
    0.7 miles
    2700 N. Doreen Ave.
    South El Monte, CA 91733
    (626) 575-2331
    0.7 K-6 427
  • Rosemead Savannah Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 413 students
    0.9 miles
    3720 N. Rio Hondo Ave.
    Rosemead, CA 91770
    (626) 443-4015
    0.9 K-6 413
  • El Monte Miramonte Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 465 students
    1.0 miles
    10620 Schmidt Rd.
    El Monte, CA 91732
    (626) 652-4600
    1 K-6 465

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