Mariano Castro Elementary School

505 Escuela Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Mariano Castro Elementary School serves 253 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mariano Castro 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mariano Castro Elementary School's student population of 253 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Mariano Castro Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Mariano Castro Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#4378 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mariano Castro Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.270.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain View Whisman School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mariano Castro Elementary School is Los Altos High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mvwsd Home & Hospital (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gabriela Mistral Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mountain View Gabriela Mistral Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    0.1 miles
    505 Escuela Ave.
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    (650) 526-3575
    0.1 K-5 389
  • Los Altos Almond Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 508 students
    0.8 miles
    550 Almond Ave.
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    (650) 917-5400
    0.8 K-6 508
  • Mountain View Mvwsd Home & Hospital Reading: PS%
    Grades: K-8 | 2 students
    0.8 miles
    750 San Pierre Way Ste. A
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 526-3500
    0.8 K-8 2
  • Mountain View Monta Loma Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 448 students
    0.9 miles
    460 Thompson Ave.
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 903-6915
    0.9 K-5 448
  • Mountain View Stevenson Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.9 miles
    750b San Pierre Way
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    (650) 903-6950
    0.9 K-5 391

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