PROFICIENCY 26% 32% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%Cajon Valley Union
34%El Cajon

Emerald Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cajon Valley Union" in El Cajon, CA. There are a total of 537 students and 24 teachers at Emerald Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 418 free lunch students and 42 reduced lunch students.

Emerald Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 26.0%, which is 32% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch418
Reduced lunch42


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 Emerald Middle School, 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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Emerald Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 50.3% 48.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.0% 7.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 1.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.1% 34.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.4% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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El Cajon demographics profile

StatisticEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,10323291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Cajon

IndexEl CajonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Emerald Middle School 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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