PROFICIENCY 17% 55% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%San Diego Unified
80%San Diego
38%California

Balboa Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "San Diego Unified" in San Diego, CA. There are a total of 546 students and 22 teachers at Balboa Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 470 free lunch students and 39 reduced lunch students.

Balboa Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 55% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students546
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch470
Reduced lunch39

 

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 Balboa 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
All12%
310-14%
415-19%
56-9%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All22%
320-24%
420-24%
520-24%
6n/a
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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Balboa Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 3.7% 19.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 12.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 91.2% 51.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.6% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Central Elementary32%0.9National City, CA
Emerson/bandini Elementary18%0.9San Diego, CA
San Diego Cooperative Charter School 225%0.9San Diego, CA
Rancho De La Nacion29%1.0National City, CA
El Toyon Elementary22%1.1National City, CA
Knox Middle School12%1.1San Diego, CA
Porter Elementary24%1.2San Diego, CA
Rodriguez Elementary19%1.3San Diego, CA
National City Middle School27%1.3National City, CA

San Diego demographics profile

StatisticSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Population1,374,81238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,23323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Diego

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.6%1.3%
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