4902 Mt. Ararat Dr.
San Diego, CA 92111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Holmes Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Holmes Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Holmes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Holmes Elementary School's student population of 524 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
524 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Holmes Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Holmes Elementary School is 0.57, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#312 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
61%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Holmes Elementary School's ranking?

Holmes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

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

79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Holmes Elementary School?

524 students attend Holmes Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

61% of Holmes Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Holmes Elementary School?

Holmes Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Holmes Elementary School offer ?

Holmes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 14, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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