Lead Elementary School

949 Ocean View Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lead Elementary School serves 373 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lead Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lead Elementary School's student population of 373 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
373 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Lead Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lead Elementary School is 0.47, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3340 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lead 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
72%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lead Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
6%
21%
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Hawaiian
8%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lead 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
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lead Elementary School's ranking?
Lead Elementary School is ranked #3340 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Lead Elementary School often compared to?
Lead Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Parkside Montessori by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Lead Elementary School?
373 students attend Lead Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Lead Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Hawaiian, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lead Elementary School?
Lead Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lead Elementary School offer ?
Lead Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Lead Elementary School part of?
Lead Elementary School is part of San Mateo-Foster City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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