Merlinda Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 485 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Math Proficiency: 47%
- Reading Proficiency: 55%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Merlinda Elementary School's student population of 485 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Merlinda Elementary School is 0.34, 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
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
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?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Merlinda Elementary School?
485 students attend Merlinda Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Merlinda Elementary School students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Asian, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Merlinda Elementary School?
Merlinda Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Merlinda Elementary School offer ?
Merlinda Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Merlinda Elementary School part of?
Merlinda Elementary School is part of West Covina Unified School District.
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