6860 Soquel Dr.
Aptos, CA 95003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mar Vista Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mar Vista Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California 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 42% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mar Vista Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Mar Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mar Vista Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4440 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
39%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
51%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mar Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mar Vista Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Mar Vista Elementary School often compared to?

Mar Vista Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rio Del Mar Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Mar Vista Elementary School?

329 students attend Mar Vista Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

51% of Mar Vista Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mar Vista Elementary School?

Mar Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Mar Vista Elementary School offer ?

Mar Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Mar Vista Elementary School part of?

Mar Vista Elementary School is part of Pajaro Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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