PROFICIENCY 31% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 13 in Alisal Union
  • Ranked #10 of 54 in Salinas
  • Ranked #4946 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages
17%Alisal Union
25%Salinas
38%California

John E. Steinbeck Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Alisal Union" in Salinas, CA. There are a total of 662 students and 24 teachers at John E. Steinbeck Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 383 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

John E. Steinbeck Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 20% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students662
Teachers24
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch383
Reduced lunch6

 

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 John E. Steinbeck 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
All28%
335-39%
410-14%
535-39%
615-19%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All33%
315-19%
420-24%
555-59%
630-34%
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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John E. Steinbeck Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 7.1% 1.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 0.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.6% 1.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 82.8% 95.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Everett Alvarez High35%0.3Salinas, CA
Loma Vista Elementary9%0.3Salinas, CA
Creekside Elementary26%0.4Salinas, CA
New Republic Elementary28%0.6Salinas, CA
Virginia Rocca Barton Elementary18%0.9Salinas, CA
Frank Paul Elementary19%1.1Salinas, CA
Natividad Elementary11%1.2Salinas, CA
La Paz Middle School19%1.4Salinas, CA
El Gabilan Elementary12%1.5Salinas, CA
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academy16%1.5Salinas, CA
Jesse G. Sanchez Elementary9%1.6Salinas, CA
Harden Middle School24%1.6Salinas, CA

Salinas demographics profile

StatisticSalinasCaliforniaNational
Population155,88938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,60323291
Median age30.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English30%56%79%
Speak Spanish65%29%13%

Education level achieved in Salinas

IndexSalinasCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade59.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school56.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college37.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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