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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    D-
La Mesa-Spring Valley School District is a public school district located in La Mesa, CA. It has 12,111 students in grades K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
12,111
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.4%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$99,462
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,284/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    7%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    D
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$63,947
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,449
National
$949
Median Home Value
$491,900
National
$184,700

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Reviews

1 review
The teachers are knowledgeable, caring and motivated to work with children. Schools are funtioning with less funds and harder clintele. Heterogeneous groups are in each school
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