Mesa Elementary School

3901 N. Mesa Sch Rd.

Somis, CA 93066
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (805)485-1411
  • Mesa Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mesa Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Mesa Elementary School operates within the Mesa Union Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • Mesa Elementary School's student population of 604 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students604 students
Gender %Mesa Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Students by GradeMesa Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mesa Elementary School is 0.57, 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)
50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
60%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
26%
24%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMesa Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mesa Elementary School is Mesa Union Elementary School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Mesa Union Elementary School District's student population of 1,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $6,656 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,051 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 85% over four school years.
    School District NameMesa Union Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    4
    Number of Students Managed1,3321,585
    Mesa Union Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    50%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$9 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$6,656$11,049
    District Spending / Student$7,051$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

    Show me:

    School Reviews

    Review Mesa Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

    • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
    • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

    I am a:

    Name or Alias:

    Your review:

    Rate this school:
    Recent Articles
    Students with disabilities may require the assistance of a service dog, but how might the presence of a dog in the classroom affect other students? Could it be too distracting?
    Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
    Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.