Esperanza Education Center

25121 Pradera Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 74 students in grades 7-12, Esperanza Education Center ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is equal to the California state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : <50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : <50%
  • : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Esperanza Education Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Esperanza Education Center's student population of 74 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
74 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Esperanza Education Center is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(17-18)
<50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Esperanza Education Center 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 2017-18 school year data.
(17-18)
<50%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Esperanza Education Center 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Esperanza Education Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Esperanza Education Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
15%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Esperanza Education Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Esperanza Education Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Esperanza Education Center and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
43%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Esperanza Education Center and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Esperanza Education Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Esperanza Education Center and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(18-19)
<50%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Esperanza Education Center and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Esperanza Education Center 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Esperanza Education Center 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 Esperanza Education Center often compared to?
Esperanza Education Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Yorba Linda High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Esperanza Education Center?
The graduation rate of Esperanza Education Center is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Esperanza Education Center?
74 students attend Esperanza Education Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Esperanza Education Center students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Esperanza Education Center?
Esperanza Education Center has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Esperanza Education Center offer ?
Esperanza Education Center offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Esperanza Education Center part of?
Esperanza Education Center is part of Saddleback Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50%
  • : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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