Jonas Salk Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (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 75% (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 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 662 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
- Minority Enrollment: 86%
- Math Proficiency: 78% (Top 1% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 75% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Jonas Salk Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Jonas Salk Elementary School's student population of 662 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Jonas Salk Elementary School 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What schools are Jonas Salk Elementary School often compared to?
Jonas Salk Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ericson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Jonas Salk Elementary School?
662 students attend Jonas Salk Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Jonas Salk Elementary School students are Asian, 16% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are White, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jonas Salk Elementary School?
Jonas Salk Elementary School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Jonas Salk Elementary School offer ?
Jonas Salk Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Jonas Salk Elementary School part of?
Jonas Salk Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.
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