Vista Grande Elementary School

1908 Vista Grande Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 572 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Vista Grande Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 57% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 58% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vista Grande Elementary School's student population of 572 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
572 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Vista Grande 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)
(18-19)
57%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vista Grande 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)
58%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vista Grande 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
22:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Vista Grande 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%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Vista Grande Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Vista Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vista Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vista Grande Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
64%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vista Grande Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Vista Grande Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Vista Grande 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
30%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vista Grande 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista Grande 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Vista Grande Elementary School often compared to?
Vista Grande Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fuerte Elementary School, Kumeyaay Elementary School, Elevate by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Vista Grande Elementary School?
572 students attend Vista Grande Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Vista Grande Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vista Grande Elementary School?
Vista Grande Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Vista Grande Elementary School offer ?
Vista Grande Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Vista Grande Elementary School part of?
Vista Grande Elementary School is part of Cajon Valley Union School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 57% (Top 1%)
  • : 58% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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