School Details

Alvin Elementary School

301 East Alvin Avenue, Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 361-6760
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 787 students 18 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

31%
36%
56%
54%
51%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Santa Maria-Bonita average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

19%
22%
46%
60%
53%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Santa Maria-Bonita average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

39%
41%
65%
68%
62%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Santa Maria-Bonita average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

35%
39%
60%
51%
54%
65%
22%
29%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Santa Maria-Bonita average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

29%
37%
60%
45%
41%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Santa Maria-Bonita average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Alvin Elementary School is a public middle school in Santa Maria. The principal of Alvin Elementary School is Ann McDaniel, whose e-mail is amcdaniel@smbsd.net. 787 children attend Alvin Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 73% of the Alvin Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 86% of the 787 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Alvin Elementary School is 18:1. Agape School of Christian Education is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 92% 89%
White, non-Hispanic 6% 6%
Asian 0.9% 0.6%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Filipino 0.4% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.2%
Unspecified 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 79%
Limited English proficiency 73% 57%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    every teacher here is really nice kind and fun to be with we really learn a lot and the teachers make the work really easy and really fun alvin is a great school to be at. Home of the Tigers!!!

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