PROFICIENCY 28% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Newport-Mesa Unified
66%Costa Mesa

Adams Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Newport-Mesa Unified" in Costa Mesa, CA. There are a total of 427 students and 19 teachers at Adams Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 325 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Adams Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.5%, which is 28% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch325
Reduced lunch33


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 Adams 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

4<= 10%
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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Adams Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 11.3% 38.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 4.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 81.5% 52.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Charles W. Tewinkle Middle School38%1.1Costa Mesa, CA
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Killybrooke Elementary53%1.2Costa Mesa, CA
Wilson Elementary28%1.3Costa Mesa, CA
Oka (isojiro) Elementary60%1.5Huntington Beach, CA
Costa Mesa High38%1.5Costa Mesa, CA
College Park Elementary19%1.5Costa Mesa, CA
Gisler (robert) Elementary64%1.6Fountain Valley, CA
Ralph E. Hawes Elementary80%1.6Huntington Beach, CA
Victoria Elementary37%1.7Costa Mesa, CA
Everett A. Rea Elementary11%1.7Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa demographics profile

StatisticCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,65123291
Median age45.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English83%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in Costa Mesa

IndexCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school96.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college90.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors65.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters26.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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