Pepper Drive Elementary School

  • Pepper Drive Elementary School serves 971 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Pepper Drive Elementary School's student population of 971 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students971 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pepper Drive Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pepper Drive Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2210 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
36%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
48%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pepper Drive Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSantee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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