Meairs Elementary School

  • Meairs Elementary School serves 633 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Meairs Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Meairs Elementary School's student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students633 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Meairs Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meairs Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Meairs Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meairs 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meairs 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Meairs Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Meairs Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Asian
42%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meairs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Meairs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meairs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I was there from K-5 and I had the best Kindergarten Teacher everMs. Roberts. I loved that school and missed it when I had to move to Texas. The one thing I loved in Texas was that I was 2 grades ahead of them.
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