Melrose Elementary School

974 S. Melrose St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Melrose Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • : 31%
  • : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Melrose Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Melrose Elementary School's student population of 434 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
434 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Melrose Elementary School is 0.04, 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)
(18-19)
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Melrose 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 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Melrose 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Melrose Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Melrose Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Melrose Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Melrose 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 Melrose 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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Melrose Elementary School?
434 students attend Melrose Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Melrose Elementary School students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Melrose Elementary School?
Melrose Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Melrose Elementary School offer ?
Melrose Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Melrose Elementary School part of?
Melrose Elementary School is part of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • : 31%
  • : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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