Northmont Elementary School

  • Northmont Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

  • Northmont Elementary School's student population of 474 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northmont Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#2711 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northmont Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
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White
36%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Northmont Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northmont Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northmont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Mesa-Spring Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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