Los Altos Elementary School

1332 Kenalan Dr.
San Diego, CA 92154
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 298 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Los Altos Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% 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: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 35-39%
  • : 40-44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Los Altos Elementary School's student population of 298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Los Altos Elementary School is 0.17, 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)
(18-19)
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Los Altos 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
40-44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Los Altos 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Los Altos 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
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of Los Altos 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
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Los Altos 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
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Los Altos 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Los Altos Elementary School often compared to?
Los Altos Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Juarez-lincoln Elementary School, Ocean View Hills, Vista Del Mar by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Los Altos Elementary School?
298 students attend Los Altos Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Los Altos Elementary School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Los Altos Elementary School?
Los Altos Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Los Altos Elementary School offer ?
Los Altos Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Los Altos Elementary School part of?
Los Altos Elementary School is part of Chula Vista Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 35-39%
  • : 40-44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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