Jamacha Elementary School

  • Jamacha Elementary School serves 504 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Jamacha Elementary School's student population of 504 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamacha Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamacha Elementary School is 0.58, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3774 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
11%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
60%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jamacha Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCajon Valley Union School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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