PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Orange County Department of Education
21%Costa Mesa

Orange County Special Education is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Orange County Department of Education" in Costa Mesa, CA. There are a total of 438 students and 45 teachers at Orange County Special Education, for a student to teacher ratio of 10 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 7 reduced lunch students.

Orange County Special Education has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio10:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch7


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Orange County Special Education, 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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Orange County Special Education race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 28.1% 22.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 2.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 18.3% 7.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 49.1% 63.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 2.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Costa Mesa demographics profile

StatisticCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)12,29023291
Median age30.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English18%56%79%
Speak Spanish71%29%13%

Education level achieved in Costa Mesa

IndexCosta MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school52.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Orange County Special Education 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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