Del Mar Heights Elementary School

13555 Boquita Dr.
Del Mar, CA 92014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Del Mar Heights Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 89% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Del Mar Heights Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Del Mar Heights Elementary School is 0.55, 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)
86%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
89%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
64%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Del Mar Heights Elementary School 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
1%
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 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 Del Mar Heights Elementary School often compared to?
Del Mar Heights Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carmel Del Mar Elementary School, Del Mar Hills Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
86% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Del Mar Heights Elementary School?
343 students attend Del Mar Heights Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Del Mar Heights Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Del Mar Heights Elementary School?
Del Mar Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Del Mar Heights Elementary School offer ?
Del Mar Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Del Mar Heights Elementary School part of?
Del Mar Heights Elementary School is part of Del Mar Union Elementary School District.

School Reviews

5   3/17/2021
Private education at a public school price. Outstanding teachers, and administration; excellent student population and strong parent support. Old buildings are scheduled for renovation / remodel, there seems to be very little that the school lacks. Diversity is a tough one because of the coastal location, property values are well above average. That said, the school curriculum includes empathy and inclusion elements, and they are highly sensitive to the national climate. A strong emphasis on love over hate, being kind to one another, and tolerance towards people with differing viewpoint.. A+ from this proud parent.
- Posted by Parent - Fred
5   4/29/2020
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Luna
5   8/25/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - kwhit

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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