Del Mar Heights Elementary School

  • Del Mar Heights Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Del Mar Heights Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Del Mar Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Del Mar Heights Elementary School's student population of 504 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Del Mar Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Del Mar Heights Elementary School is 0.49, 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 School Rank (16-17)#55 out of 9584 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Del Mar Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Del Mar Heights Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
9%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
69%
23%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Del Mar Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
This chart display the diversity score of Del Mar Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Del Mar Heights 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 NameDel Mar Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school is the best school. I have been to it show me how to respect other people and it has art, technology, and some much more it is so fun and epic events I think this is the best school in the world.
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Amazing principal leads a dedicated staff with differentiation at so many levels. Besides academic awards (blue ribbon, CA distinguished) we have foreign language (Spanish) in a public school.
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