219 W. El Camino
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
El Camino Junior High School serves 799 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower 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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

El Camino Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

El Camino Junior High School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of El Camino Junior High School is 0.04, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
24%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
32%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
98%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
1%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is El Camino Junior High School's ranking?

El Camino Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend El Camino Junior High School?

799 students attend El Camino Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

98% of El Camino Junior High School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of El Camino Junior High School?

El Camino Junior High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does El Camino Junior High School offer ?

El Camino Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

What school district is El Camino Junior High School part of?

El Camino Junior High School is part of Santa Maria-Bonita School District.

School Reviews

5   12/7/2015
This is an awsome school great techer
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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