Mcswain Elementary School

922 Scott Rd.
Merced, CA 95341
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mcswain Elementary School serves 832 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Mcswain 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mcswain Elementary School's student population of 832 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
832 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcswain Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mcswain Elementary School is 0.61, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1595 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
40%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcswain 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 Mcswain 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 is Mcswain Elementary School's ranking?
Mcswain Elementary School is ranked #1595 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Mcswain Elementary School often compared to?
Mcswain Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Allan Peterson Elementary School, Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Mcswain Elementary School?
832 students attend Mcswain Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Mcswain Elementary School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 7% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcswain Elementary School?
Mcswain Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mcswain Elementary School offer ?
Mcswain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Mcswain Elementary School part of?
Mcswain Elementary School is part of Mcswain Union Elementary School District.

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Date
Spring Break (Upcoming Events)
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School (Upcoming Events)
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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