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38%
  • Sunflower Elementary
  • 2450 Main St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
38%
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary
  • 1950 Villa Ave., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 417
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
32%
  • Ballington Academy For The Arts And Sciences
  • 3530 Camino Del Rio N., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 229
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
31%
  • Margaret Hedrick Elementary
  • 550 S. Waterman Ave., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
28%
  • Wilson Jr. High
  • 600 S. Wilson, El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 671
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
27%
  • Desert Garden Elementary
  • 1900 S. Sixth St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
26%
  • De Anza Magnet
  • 1530 S. Waterman Ave., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
25%
  • Imperial Valley Home School Academy
  • 1256 Brd.way, El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 81
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
25%
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • 200 N. Twelfth St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
22%
  • Kennedy Middle School
  • 900 N. Sixth St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 353
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
18%
  • Harding Elementary
  • 950 S. Seventh St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
15%
  • Imagine Schools At Imperial Valley
  • 1150 N. Imperial Ave., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 873
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
14%
  • Washington Elementary
  • 223 S. First St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 430
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
14%
  • Mckinley Elementary
  • 1177 N. Eighth St., El Centro
  • El Centro Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
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El Centro school information

IndexEl CentroCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools198,30879,221
Total private schools33,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The El Centro, CA educational system consists of 19 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. El Centro public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 25% lower than than the California average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of El Centro public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.8% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

Listed above are El Centro Elementary School District, El Centro schools. To customize your list of El Centro Elementary School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of El Centro Elementary School District schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Imperial, CA16,58343%12%
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Holtville, CA6,23034%32%
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Seeley, CA1,62628%43%
El Centro, CA43,69928%42%

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Lompoc, CA43,67825%49%
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Danville, CA43,75873%49%
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El Centro, CA43,69928%42%
Source: The El Centro, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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