Vista La Mesa Academy School

Serves grades KG - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
3900 Violet St.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Phone
(619) 825-5645
District
LEMON GROVE
County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
631
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

5

(10 is best)

Better than 41.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Vista La Mesa Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 48
Proficiency in Reading 41 48
Proficiency in Math 40 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 45
Proficiency in Reading 38 48
Proficiency in Math 25 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 42
Proficiency in Reading 39 49
Proficiency in Math 19 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 42
Proficiency in Reading 50 47
Proficiency in Math 36 37

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 43
Proficiency in Reading 36 49
Proficiency in Math 30 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 42
Proficiency in Reading 35 48
Proficiency in Math 35.82 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 24.50
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.67
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 110 17.4%
Grade 1 80 12.7%
Grade 2 60 9.5%
Grade 3 55 8.7%
Grade 4 59 9.4%
Grade 5 78 12.4%
Grade 6 63 10.0%
Grade 7 72 11.4%
Grade 8 54 8.6%
Total 631 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 13.1% 10.6% 25.0%
Black 20.7% 17.0% 5.9%
Hispanic 56.0% 64.9% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.8% 5.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.6% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.0% 75.1% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.2% 61.1% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.8% 14.1% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,690 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,637.5 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.5% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 11.9% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,147 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 15.2% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.3% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.4% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.6% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.0% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 8.8% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,941 $30,382,266 62.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $462 $1,767,612 3.7%
Staff $403 $1,541,878 3.2%
General Administration $121 $462,946 1.0%
School Administration $472 $1,805,872 3.7%
Operation $818 $3,129,668 6.5%
Transportation $166 $635,116 1.3%
Other $753 $2,880,978 6.0%
Total Support $3,195 $12,224,070 25.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,489 $5,696,914 11.8%
Total Expenditures $12,625 $48,303,250 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%