Dona Merced Elementary School

10333 Palo Alto
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
3.00 5 1 (1 review)
Dona Merced Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dona Merced Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dona Merced Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Dona Merced Elementary School's student population of 580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Dona Merced Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dona Merced Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#2263 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
49%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
31%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dona Merced Elementary School is Baldy View Rop (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ruth Musser Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rancho Cucamonga Ruth Musser Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 981 students
    0.5 miles
    10789 Terra Vista Pkwy.
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    (909) 980-1230
    0.5 5-8 981
  • Rancho Cucamonga Deer Canyon Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
    0.9 miles
    10225 Hamilton St.
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
    (909) 484-5030
    0.9 K-6 632
  • Rancho Cucamonga Central Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    1.0 miles
    7955 Archibald Ave.
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    (909) 987-2541
    1 K-5 511
  • Ontario Baldy View Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.1 miles
    1501 S. Bon View Ave.
    Ontario, CA 91761
    (909) 947-3400
    1.1 9-12 n/a
  • Rancho Cucamonga Coyote Canyon Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 717 students
    1.1 miles
    7889 Elm Ave.
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
    (909) 980-4743
    1.1 K-4 717

School Reviews

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This school was okay, but when people got bullied, no one would care. They try to make you do too many fundraisers and stuff. Overall, NOT a good school didn't send your kid here.
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