Mariposa Elementary School

  • Mariposa Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Mariposa Elementary School's student population of 592 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mariposa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mariposa Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#864 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mariposa 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mariposa 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
25%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
38%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mariposa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mariposa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrea-Olinda Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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The staff are arrogant, believing high test scores to be the first and last word on the quality of education, when in fact their student demographics guarantee the high scores. They see the parents and community only as a source of funding for the many programs they love to purchase. Every contact from the Principal is centered on a fundraiser. There is very little evidence of a school-wide commitment to the success of all students.
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