Oscar F. Loya Elementary School

1505 Cougar Dr.
Salinas, CA 93905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Oscar F. Loya Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Oscar F. Loya Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Oscar F. Loya Elementary School's student population of 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Oscar F. Loya Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Oscar F. Loya Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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
#6168 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
95%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlisal Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oscar F. Loya Elementary School is Alisal High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Paz Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monte Bella Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salinas Alisal High School Math: 20% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,838 students
    0.3 miles
    777 Williams Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 796-7600
    0.3 9-12 2,838
  • Salinas Monte Bella Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 776 students
    0.5 miles
    1300 Tuscany Blvd
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 753-5700
    0.5 K-6 776
  • Salinas Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 801 students
    0.6 miles
    1225 Towt St.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 753-5224
    0.6 K-6 801
  • Salinas La Paz Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,114 student
    0.7 miles
    1300 N. Sanborn Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 796-7900
    0.7 7-8 1,114
  • Salinas Alisal Community Math: 37% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 697 students
    0.8 miles
    1437 Del Monte Ave.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 753-5720
    0.8 K-6 697

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