Potrero Heights Elementary School

  • Potrero Heights Elementary School serves 412 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Potrero Heights Elementary School's student population of 412 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potrero Heights Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potrero Heights Elementary School is 0.46, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2589 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potrero Heights 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potrero Heights 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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Asian
25%
11%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Potrero Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Potrero Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potrero Heights Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.460.64
This chart display the diversity score of Potrero Heights Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potrero Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potrero Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontebello Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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