1954 Komet Way
San Diego, CA 92111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Kearny Digital Media & Design serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
Kearny Digital Media & Design placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 75-79% (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 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kearny Digital Media & Design ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Kearny Digital Media & Design's student population of 343 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Kearny Digital Media & Design is ranked within the top 20% 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 Kearny Digital Media & Design is 0.67, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1864 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
53%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
13%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 14, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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