School Details

Borrego Springs Elementary School

1315 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
(760) 767-5333
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 214 students 16 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

30%
30%
56%
35%
35%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Borrego Springs Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
20%
46%
41%
41%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Borrego Springs Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
46%
65%
76%
76%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Borrego Springs Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
45%
60%
55%
55%
65%
41%
41%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Borrego Springs Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Borrego Springs Elementary School is a public elementary school in Borrego Springs. The principal of Borrego Springs Elementary School is Sherrilynn Polanco, whose e-mail is spolanco@bsusd.net. 214 students go to Borrego Springs Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 71% of the Borrego Springs Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 92% of the 214 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Borrego Springs Elementary School is 16:1. Julian Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 77% 74%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 18% 23%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.8%
Unspecified 1% 1%
Asian 1% 0.4%
Filipino 0.5% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 544%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 81%
Limited English proficiency 71% 41%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Borrego Springs Elementary School teaches students good foundation in all core subjects and offers a robust and enriching after school program. Teachers staff and administrators know each child/student's needs for academic success and keeps the bar high in expectations.

  • (1 year ago)

    This is the best school i have had my kids in. I miss them every day. We have moved with the military and can not believe how much this school out shines any school our children have gone too. Keep it up folks and my god bless you. I know it was a blessing to have known you.

  • (5 years ago)

    We pulled our kids out of a school to send them hear! We live over 30 miles away.This is the best school in CA.

  • (7 years ago)

    The elementary school provides transportation to after school programs Boys & Girls Club and home. Charter busses take kids to frequent field trips.

  • (9 years ago)

    -Many extra programs after school-- tutoring dance theater art multiplication club library club etc. -Caring teachers and very safe school

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