Mint Canyon Community Elementary School

  • Mint Canyon Community Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Mint Canyon Community Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Mint Canyon Community Elementary School operates within the Sulphur Springs Union School District.

School Overview

  • Mint Canyon Community Elementary School's student population of 472 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students472 students
Gender %Mint Canyon Community Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Students by GradeMint Canyon Community Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mint Canyon Community Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mint Canyon Community Elementary School is 0.44, 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)
35%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Asian
2%
11%
Hispanic
73%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
14%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsMint Canyon Community Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.440.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mint Canyon Community Elementary School is Sulphur Springs Union School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Sulphur Springs Union School District's student population of 5,383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,970 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,527 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSulphur Springs Union School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    4
    Number of Students Managed5,3831,585
    Sulphur Springs Union School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$55 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$53 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,970$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,527$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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