PROFICIENCY 16% 58% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%San Marcos Unified
32%San Marcos

San Marcos Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "San Marcos Unified" in San Marcos, CA. There are a total of 942 students and 40 teachers at San Marcos Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 727 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

San Marcos Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 16.0%, which is 58% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch727
Reduced lunch87


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At San Marcos Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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San Marcos Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 40.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 7.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 46.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

San Marcos Middle School34%0.6San Marcos, CA
Mission Hills High57%1.4San Marcos, CA
Bayshore Preparatory Charter50%1.4San Marcos, CA
Discovery Elementary64%1.6San Marcos, CA
Paloma Elementary65%1.6San Marcos, CA
Richland Elementary46%1.9San Marcos, CA
Taylion San Diego Academy17%1.9San Marcos, CA
High Tech High North County57%2.0San Marcos, CA
Alvin M. Dunn Elementary18%2.0San Marcos, CA
High Tech Middle North County44%2.0San Marcos, CA
High Tech Elementary North County30%2.0San Marcos, CA
Woodland Park Middle School51%2.2San Marcos, CA

San Marcos demographics profile

StatisticSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,14923991
Median age33.735.637.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%53%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Marcos

IndexSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade78.5%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school74.2%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college52.4%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.7%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%
Source: The San Marcos Elementary data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.