Vista Del Mar Elementary School

  • Vista Del Mar Elementary School serves 1,100 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Vista Del Mar Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Vista Del Mar Elementary School's student population of 1,100 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vista Del Mar Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista Del Mar Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vista Del Mar 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
10%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vista Del Mar Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
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White
78%
24%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista Del Mar Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.380.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista Del Mar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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