PROFICIENCY 53% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%La Mesa-Spring Valley
47%La Mesa
38%California

La Mesa Arts Academy is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "La Mesa-Spring Valley" in La Mesa, CA. There are a total of 950 students and 34 teachers at La Mesa Arts Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 331 free lunch students and 129 reduced lunch students.

La Mesa Arts Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 39% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students950
Teachers34.15
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch331
Reduced lunch129

 

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 La Mesa Arts Academy, 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
All45%
3n/a
460-64%
560-64%
640-44%
746%
836%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
460-64%
565-69%
670-74%
757%
859%
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.

La Mesa Arts Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 25.0% 29.2% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 15.2% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.9% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 44.2% 48.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.9% 6.9% 3.1% 3.1%

La Mesa demographics profile

StatisticLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Population3,918,87239,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8,36225691
Median age35.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English40%56%79%
Speak Spanish43%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mesa

IndexLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade75.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The La Mesa Arts Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.