PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%El Centro Elementary
28%El Centro
38%California

Desert Garden Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "El Centro Elementary" in El Centro, CA. There are a total of 347 students and 13 teachers at Desert Garden Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 262 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Desert Garden Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students347
Teachers13
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch262
Reduced lunch30

 

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 Desert Garden 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

GradeProficiency
All20-24%
320-29%
430-39%
5<= 10%
630-34%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30-34%
311-19%
420-29%
511-19%
650-54%
7n/a
8n/a
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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Desert Garden Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 2.0% 3.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.0% 93.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 0.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences32%0.4El Centro, CA
Harding Elementary18%0.6El Centro, CA
Central Union High44%0.9El Centro, CA
Wilson Jr. High28%0.9El Centro, CA
De Anza Magnet26%1.0El Centro, CA
Washington Elementary14%1.3El Centro, CA
Margaret Hedrick Elementary31%1.3El Centro, CA
Southwest High38%1.3El Centro, CA
Lincoln Elementary25%1.4El Centro, CA
Kennedy Middle School22%1.7El Centro, CA
Mckinley Elementary14%1.8El Centro, CA
Imperial Valley Home School Academy25%1.9El Centro, CA

El Centro demographics profile

StatisticEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Population43,69938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,91623291
Median age32.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English20%56%79%
Speak Spanish77%29%13%

Education level achieved in El Centro

IndexEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade68.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school65.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Garden 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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