9405 Gregory St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Northmont Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Northmont 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Northmont Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Northmont Elementary School's student population of 474 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Northmont Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Northmont Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2721 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
36%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northmont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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