Dewey Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 318 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 78%
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 1% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Dewey Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Dewey Elementary School's student population of 318 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Dewey Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Dewey Elementary School?
318 students attend Dewey Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Dewey Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dewey Elementary School?
Dewey Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Dewey Elementary School offer ?
Dewey Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Dewey Elementary School part of?
Dewey Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.
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Last Day of School
June 14, 2023 (Wednesday)
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