Mendocino K-8 serves 228 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Mendocino K-8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 228 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 24%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Mendocino K-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Mendocino K-8's student population of 228 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mendocino K-8 is ranked within the bottom 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 Mendocino K-8 is 0.39, 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2028 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mendocino K-8's ranking?
Mendocino K-8 is ranked #2028 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Mendocino K-8?
228 students attend Mendocino K-8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Mendocino K-8 students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mendocino K-8?
Mendocino K-8 has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mendocino K-8 offer ?
Mendocino K-8 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Mendocino K-8 part of?
Mendocino K-8 is part of Mendocino Unified School District.
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