Knox Elementary School (Closed 2012)

1098 South 49th St
San Diego, CA 92113
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Knox Elementary School served 635 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 39% (which was lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 32% (which was lower than the California state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (09-10)38 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Knox Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
39%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Knox Elementary School 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 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
32%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Knox Elementary School 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Knox Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Knox Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
75%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
20%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Knox Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.400.64
This chart display the diversity score of Knox Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Knox Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Knox Elementary School is Lincoln High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Knox Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Knox Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
    0.0 miles
    1098 S. 49th St.
    San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 344-5500
    0 6-8 627
  • San Diego Porter Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 911 students
    0.2 miles
    4800 T St.
    San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 266-4500
    0.2 K-6 911
  • National City El Toyon Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 472 students
    0.5 miles
    2000 E. Division St.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-8000
    0.5 K-6 472
  • San Diego Holly Drive Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 132 students
    0.5 miles
    4801 Elm St.
    San Diego, CA 92102
    (619) 266-7333
    0.5 K-8 132
  • National City Rancho De La Nacion Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    1830 E. Division St.
    National City, CA 91950
    (619) 336-8100
    0.5 K-6 450
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