Manuel Esqueda Elementary School

2240 S. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Manuel Esqueda Elementary School serves 1,158 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Manuel Esqueda 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Manuel Esqueda Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Manuel Esqueda Elementary School's student population of 1,158 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,158 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Manuel Esqueda Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Manuel Esqueda Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Manuel Esqueda Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manuel Esqueda Elementary School is 0.02, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8253 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manuel Esqueda 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manuel Esqueda 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
White
1%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manuel Esqueda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Ana Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manuel Esqueda Elementary School is Cesar E. Chavez High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Saddleback High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monroe Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Ana Cesar E. Chavez High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 347 students
    0.2 miles
    2128 S. Cypress
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714) 430-5700
    0.2 9-12 347
  • Santa Ana Monroe Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 330 students
    0.3 miles
    417 E. Central Ave.
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714) 431-3900
    0.3 K-5 330
  • Santa Ana Thomas A. Edison Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 544 students
    0.4 miles
    2063 Orange Ave.
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714) 433-6900
    0.4 K-5 544
  • Santa Ana Washington Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 807 students
    0.4 miles
    910 W. Anahurst Pl.
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714) 440-5100
    0.4 K-5 807
  • Santa Ana Saddleback High School Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,626 student
    0.7 miles
    2801 S. Flower
    Santa Ana, CA 92707
    (714) 513-2900
    0.7 7-12 1,626

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