La Mesa Elementary School
La Mesa Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
La Mesa Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 503 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 70%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 52% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
La Mesa Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
La Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Mesa Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3655 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
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), TX Dept. of Education
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