Del Mar Elementary School

1959 Merrill St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Del Mar Elementary School serves 402 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Del Mar Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Del Mar Elementary School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Del Mar Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Del Mar Elementary School is 0.57, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3773 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
23:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
57%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
33%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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