PROFICIENCY 52% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%La Mesa-Spring Valley
47%La Mesa
38%California

Lemon Avenue Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "La Mesa-Spring Valley" in La Mesa, CA. There are a total of 656 students and 22 teachers at Lemon Avenue Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 30 to 1. There are a total of 161 free lunch students and 59 reduced lunch students.

Lemon Avenue Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 37% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students656
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio30:1
Free lunch161
Reduced lunch59

 

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 Lemon Avenue 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
All50%
345-49%
445-49%
545-49%
660-69%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
345-49%
450-54%
570-74%
640-49%
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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Lemon Avenue Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 53.7% 29.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 7.1% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.2% 48.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.1% 6.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
College Preparatory Middle School75%0.4La Mesa, CA
Learning Choice Academy36%0.9La Mesa, CA
San Diego Virtual32%1.1La Mesa, CA
Murdock Elementary55%1.4Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA
La Mesa Arts Academy53%1.5La Mesa, CA
La Mesa Dale Elementary38%1.6La Mesa, CA
Murray Manor Elementary54%1.6La Mesa, CA
Grossmont High49%1.6El Cajon, CA
Parkway Middle School54%1.6La Mesa, CA
Spring Valley Middle School34%1.7Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA
Northmont Elementary34%1.8La Mesa, CA
Maryland Avenue Elementary45%1.9La Mesa, CA

La Mesa demographics profile

StatisticLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Population3,918,87238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,36223291
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 Lemon Avenue 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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