Potrero Elementary School
Potrero Elementary School serves 782 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
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 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 782 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Math Proficiency: 30%
- Reading Proficiency: 39%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Potrero Elementary School's student population of 782 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Potrero Elementary School is 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Potrero Elementary School?
782 students attend Potrero Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Potrero Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 10% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potrero Elementary School?
Potrero Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Potrero Elementary School offer ?
Potrero Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Potrero Elementary School part of?
Potrero Elementary School is part of El Monte City School District.
The academic programs at Potrero give students the skills they need to move on to high school and even to college. The students are proud of their school because most students participate in sports as well as music. The facilities at Potrero are superior among the schools in their district. The parents really care about the school and the level of acamemic success for their kids.
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