Dana

1775 Chatsworth Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dana serves 681 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dana's student population of 681 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Dana is 0.62, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dana and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
29%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
54%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dana and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dana 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 schools are Dana often compared to?
Danais often viewed alongside schools like Ocean Beach Elementary School, La Jolla Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Dana?
681 students attend Dana.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Dana students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dana?
Dana has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Dana offer ?
Dana offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Dana part of?

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break; No School
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
NO Chess Club during Spring Break
April 04, 2024 (Thursday)
Last Day of School; Minimum Day
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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