Melinda Heights Elementary School

21001 Rancho Trabuco, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 | (949) 888-7311
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 1,282
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4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,282 elementary school students from grades KG-6
  • Ranks 397th out of 5,423 elementary schools in CA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005

School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,282
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 26.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 681 (53.1%)
  • Females: 601 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 45 (3.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 73 (5.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Melinda Heights Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Melinda Heights Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade15512.1%
2nd Grade18414.4%
3rd Grade18714.6%
4th Grade20215.8%
5th Grade19915.5%
6th Grade19515.2%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
Percent With Master's Degree
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 56.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 14.4
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Melinda Heights Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 05, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love Melinda Heights Elementary and my son has not been happier. Came from a private school before attending here and he is now in the 3rd grade. He loves it and hasn't lost his want to learn which is so good! I would love to get a more recent update of the school information. Example: average class size, how many teachers currently, part timers, things like that. I'm interested...Thanks.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Melinda Heights is the best public school in South OC. Hands down!.....................I dont know what the heck this other parent is talking about. Why are you looking at the supervisors like that? Hmm? weird.
  • Reviewed by Staff Member on November 04, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It makes me really uncomfortable to see the grounds supervisors coming to work wearing short shorts and fitted t-shirt tops. I understand it was warm in the beginning of the school year and they spent a lot of time outside, but really, they are coming to work, not going to the beach. I'd like to see them dress more appropiately and not like they are running errands on their day off.

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