9545 Cuyamaca St.
Santee, CA 92071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Rio Seco Elementary School serves 936 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Rio Seco Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rio Seco Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Rio Seco Elementary School's student population of 936 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Rio Seco Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Rio Seco Elementary School is 0.62, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1483 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
27%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
55%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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