Mendota Elementary School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Mendota Elementary School
Mendota Elementary School is a vibrant and thriving educational institution located in the heart of Mendota, California. Founded in 1885, it is one of the oldest schools in the area and has a long history of providing quality education to its students. The school offers a wide range of educational activities and programs to its students, including science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classes as well as art, music, physical education, and foreign language classes.
Mendota Elementary School is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and stimulating learning environment for all students. The school has a dedicated staff that works hard to ensure that each student receives the best education possible. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, such as the student council, chess club, and drama club.
The school also has a strong commitment to its community and regularly participates in community service projects. Mendota Elementary School is dedicated to providing a quality education to its students and helping them to reach their full potential.
605 Bass Ave.
Mendota, CA 93640
K – 6
Overview Mendota Elementary School
Mendota Elementary School serves 799 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mendota Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Mendota Elementary School
Mendota Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Mendota Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.