School Details

Kimbrough Elementary School

321 Hoitt Street, San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 525-2010
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 567 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

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About this school

Kimbrough Elementary School is a public elementary school in San Diego. The principal of Kimbrough Elementary School is Flavia Soria, who can be contacted at fsoria@sandi.net. 567 students go to Kimbrough Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 76% of the Kimbrough Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 91% of the 567 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Kimbrough Elementary School is 17:1. King-Chavez Athletics Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 95% 44%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 25%
Multiracial 0.4% %
Asian 0.4% 9%
Filipino 0.2% 7%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Unspecified 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 91% 63%
Limited English proficiency 76% 29%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    i think kimbrough is a great school its cool fun safe and they teach you everything from music to health and i love it because all the teachers are kind respectfull and care about you. and they motivate you to do your work. every month the class with the most students wearing uniform get a pizza party. in music we have had threee teachers and were expecting to get one more.it is great because we do a lot of projects activities and fun stuff.

  • (8 years ago)

    I've been a visiting teacher at Kimbrough many times in the last four years. Things seem to be getting better and better. It may not be a wealthy neighborhood. The school and staff are welcoming. Student population is comprised of 96% Latino. Fifth graders have music class. Students have p.e. once a week on average. The PTA hold the staff in high regard but I don't know how involved they are since my time is limited there. The school has a few partnerships with businesses. One of the more amazing things is the school began a mandatory in-class breakfast program for all the students. No more 'tummy-aches' or complaints of hunger. This really raised my eyebrows but I figure it was just another indicator of how the administration wants the students to succeed.

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