1320 Crafton Ave.
Mentone, CA 92359
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mentone Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mentone Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mentone Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
428 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mentone Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mentone Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5201 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mentone 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
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
24%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
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
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mentone Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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?

32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Mentone Elementary School?

428 students attend Mentone Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

67% of Mentone Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mentone Elementary School?

Mentone Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Mentone Elementary School offer ?

Mentone Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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