Valley Center Elementary School

28751 Cole Grade Rd.
Valley Center, CA 92082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Center Elementary School serves 452 students in grades 3-5.
Valley Center Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Valley Center Elementary School's student population of 452 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Center Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Center Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2850 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
9%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
63%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
21%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
23%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Center Elementary School's ranking?
Valley Center Elementary School is ranked #2850 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Valley Center Elementary School often compared to?
Valley Center Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lilac, Valley Center Prep by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Valley Center Elementary School?
452 students attend Valley Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Valley Center Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 9% of students are American Indian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Center Elementary School?
Valley Center Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Valley Center Elementary School offer ?
Valley Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Valley Center Elementary School part of?
Valley Center Elementary School is part of Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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