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75%
  • College Preparatory Middle School
  • 5150 Jackson Dr., La Mesa
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 230
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
52%
  • Descanso Elementary
  • 24842 Viejas Blvd., Descanso
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 186
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
50%
  • San Diego Neighborhood Homeschools
  • Po Box 5283, Oceanside
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 102
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Academy Of Arts And Sciences: El Cajon Elementary (k-5)
  • 850 Hampshire Rd. Ste. C, San Diego
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
45%
  • Pine Valley Middle School
  • Po Box 571, Pine Valley
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 61
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
45%
  • Pivot Charter School - San Diego
  • 1030 La Bonita Dr. Ste. 350, Lake San Marcos
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
42%
  • Academy Of Arts And Sciences: Del Mar Elementary (k-5)
  • 850 Hampshire Rd. Ste. C, San Diego
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 163
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
40%
  • Jacumba Middle School
  • 44343 Old Hwy. 80, Jacumba
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 61
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
40%
  • Academy Of Arts And Scis: El Cajon Mid And High (6-12)
  • 850 Hampshire Rd. Ste. C, San Diego
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 517
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
35%
  • Academy Of Arts And Sciences: Del Mar Middle & High (6-12)
  • 850 Hampshire Rd. Ste. C, San Diego
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 172
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
32%
  • San Diego Virtual
  • 7950 Univ Ave. Ste. 410, La Mesa
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 288
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
27%
  • Mountain Empire High
  • 3305 Buckman Springs Rd., Pine Valley
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • County Collaborative Charter
  • 1782 La Costa Meadows Dr., San Diego
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 201
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
20%
  • Clover Flat Elementary
  • 39639 Old Highway 80, Boulevard
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 138
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
14%
  • Campo Elementary
  • 1654 Buckman Springs Rd., Campo
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
12%
  • Potrero Elementary
  • 24875 Potrero Valley Rd., Potrero
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 267
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
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  • Cottonwood Community Day
  • 3291 Buckman Springs Rd., Pine Valley
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 3
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
n/a
  • Hillside Junior/senior High
  • 31360 Highway 94, Campo
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 15
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Campo High (continuation)
  • 31360 Highway 94, Campo
  • Mountain Empire Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 20
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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San Diego school information

IndexSan DiegoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores46%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:120:116:1
Total public schools2118,30879,221
Total private schools993,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools621,0857,963
The San Diego, CA educational system consists of 211 public schools, 99 private schools and 62 post-secondary schools. San Diego public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 20% higher than than the California average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Diego public schools is 19:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 43.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

Listed above are Mountain Empire Unified School District, San Diego schools. To customize your list of Mountain Empire Unified School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Mountain Empire Unified School District schools.

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Source: The San Diego, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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