School Details

Kempton Street Elementary School

740 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 668-5870
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 752 students 17 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

40%
58%
56%
52%
66%
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
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

19%
50%
46%
44%
63%
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
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
70%
65%
74%
74%
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
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
65%
60%
62%
67%
65%
29%
54%
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
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
64%
60%
41%
59%
55%

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
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Kempton Street Elementary School is a public middle school in Spring Valley. The principal of Kempton Street Elementary School is Elisa Holston, who can be contacted at elisa.holston@lmsvsd.k12.ca.us. 752 students go to Kempton Street Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Unspecified. 60% of the Kempton Street Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 96% of the 752 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Kempton Street Elementary School is 17:1. La Presa Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 11%
Hispanic 81% 36%
Unspecified 7% 14%
Filipino 3% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 34%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% %
Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.9% 12303%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96% 52%
Limited English proficiency 60% 22%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    my kid just start kinder it's been good so far! they're care about my kid i love it

  • (9 months ago)

    School is great! Teachers are awesome bilingual program is a plus. Parking situation can be difficult with some unconsiderate parents besides that everything's good.

  • (12 months ago)

    i like because my dougther is learning both lenguage spanish-english and she is very happy with this school

  • (5 years ago)

    Kempton is an amazing school . My three children have gone here and i can't imagine them going to any other school. They really care about the children and will go above and beyond to help them become successful.I just can't say enough about this school they are number one in my book !!!!

  • (7 years ago)

    Kempton is a wonderfull school. The teachers are great.

  • (9 years ago)

    Kempton is a great school. I would recomend it to anyone

  • (10 years ago)

    Overall the school was great for my son. The teachers are young but seem to care about the students.

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