La Mesa Dale Elementary School

4370 Parks Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91942
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 500 students in grades Kindergarten-6, La Mesa Dale Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

La Mesa Dale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

La Mesa Dale Elementary School's student population of 500 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
500 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

La Mesa Dale Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of La Mesa Dale Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4218 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of La Mesa Dale Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of La Mesa Dale 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 2021-22 school year data.
44%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Mesa Dale 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
50%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
15%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
18%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Mesa Dale Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in La Mesa Dale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Mesa Dale Elementary School's ranking?
La Mesa Dale Elementary School is ranked #4218 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are La Mesa Dale Elementary School often compared to?
La Mesa Dale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jcs - Manzanita by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend La Mesa Dale Elementary School?
500 students attend La Mesa Dale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of La Mesa Dale Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of La Mesa Dale Elementary School?
La Mesa Dale Elementary School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does La Mesa Dale Elementary School offer ?
La Mesa Dale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is La Mesa Dale Elementary School part of?
La Mesa Dale Elementary School is part of La Mesa-Spring Valley School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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