PROFICIENCY 51% 34% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 11 in Santee
  • Ranked #1 of 1 in Bostonia
  • Ranked #2112 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages

Pepper Drive Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Santee" in Bostonia, CA. There are a total of 828 students and 31 teachers at Pepper Drive Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 352 free lunch students and 110 reduced lunch students.

Pepper Drive Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.0%, which is 34% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch352
Reduced lunch110


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 Pepper Drive 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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Pepper Drive Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.9% 58.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.2% 1.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 3.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 36.1% 26.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 9.4% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bostonia Language Academy22%1.7El Cajon, CA
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El Cajon Valley High22%1.8El Cajon, CA
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Riverview Elementary63%1.9Winter Gardens, CA
Hill Creek Elementary33%1.9Santee, CA
Johnson Elementary17%1.9El Cajon, CA
Diego Valley Charter6%2.0El Cajon, CA

Bostonia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,40923291
Median age37.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bostonia

Completed 8th grade89.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Pepper Drive Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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