PROFICIENCY 45% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%La Mesa-Spring Valley
41%La Mesa

Maryland 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 410 students and 17 teachers at Maryland Avenue Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 153 free lunch students and 40 reduced lunch students.

Maryland Avenue Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 17% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch153
Reduced lunch40


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 Maryland 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

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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Maryland Avenue Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 40.7% 29.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.2% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.4% 48.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.5% 6.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Mesa demographics profile

StatisticLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,94023291
Median age44.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English79%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mesa

IndexLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Maryland 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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