Vista Grande Elementary School

1908 Vista Grande Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Vista Grande Elementary School serves 601 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Vista Grande 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Vista Grande Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Vista Grande Elementary School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Vista Grande Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Vista Grande Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1862 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
66%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCajon Valley Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vista Grande Elementary School is Elite Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hillsdale Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rancho San Diego Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Cajon Elite Academy Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    0.4 miles
    230 Jamacha Blvd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3545
    0.4 9-12 44
  • El Cajon Valhalla High School Math: 40% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,125 students
    0.4 miles
    1725 Hillsdale Rd.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 593-5500
    0.4 9-12 2,125
  • El Cajon Rancho San Diego Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
    1.3 miles
    12151 Calle Albara
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 588-3211
    1.3 K-5 621
  • El Cajon Hillsdale Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,532 student
    1.5 miles
    1301 Brabham St.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 441-6156
    1.5 6-8 1,532
  • El Cajon Jamacha Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    1.7 miles
    2962 Jamul Dr.
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 441-6150
    1.7 K-5 473

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