PROFICIENCY 18% 54% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%San Marcos Unified
67%San Marcos
38%California

Alvin M. Dunn Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "San Marcos Unified" in San Marcos, CA. There are a total of 760 students and 33 teachers at Alvin M. Dunn Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 575 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

Alvin M. Dunn Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.5%, which is 54% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students760
Teachers32.5
Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch575
Reduced lunch87

 

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 Alvin M. Dunn 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
All13%
315-19%
415-19%
56-9%
610-14%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All22%
315-19%
420-24%
525-29%
625-29%
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.

Alvin M. Dunn Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 40.9% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 2.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 7.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 46.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.2% 3.1% 3.1%

San Marcos demographics profile

StatisticSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Population112,00839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,96825691
Median age42.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Marcos

IndexSan MarcosCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Alvin M. Dunn Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.