Potrero Elementary School

2611 N. Potrero Ave.
South El Monte, CA 91733
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 707 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Potrero Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : 30%
  • : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Potrero Elementary School's student population of 707 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
707 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Potrero Elementary School is 0.17, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
30%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
39%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Potrero Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
91%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
White
n/a
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 1997-98 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of Potrero Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potrero Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 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?
707 students attend Potrero Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Potrero Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 9% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potrero Elementary School?
Potrero Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
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.

School Reviews

5   4/21/2008
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - gonza

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : 30%
  • : 39%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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