Mission Park Elementary School

403 West Acacia St, Salinas, CA 93901 | (831) 753-5635
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 613
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4 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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School Description

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  • Mailing Address: 403 West Acacia St., Salinas, CA 93901
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 613
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 300 (48.9%)
  • Females: 313 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 79 (12.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 206 (33.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 285 (46.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mission Park Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mission Park Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade10216.6%
2nd Grade7512.2%
3rd Grade8113.2%
4th Grade9816.0%
5th Grade7712.6%
6th Grade8814.4%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 30.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 17.2
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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7 reviews for Mission Park Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 07, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Bring your child here if you want them to be bullied by other kids. Especially if they are overweight or have a physical handicap. My child was harrassed for being overweight by other kids and nothing was done about it.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 17, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a wonderful school with careing teachers. My 5 year old daughter is in kindergarten there. My wife, who volunnteers in the classroom, just raves about the school. She is a speach Therapist with 20 years experience, 12 years of it in various public schools, and she recognizes good programs and teachers. If you look at test scores for Salinas, Mission Park is one of the top schools in the area. It’s a joy to see my daughter learning so much (she reads at a 1st grade level now) and enjoying herself so much that she looks forward to going school everyday. Do your homework and talk to other parents and you'll see that Mission Park is regarded as a great school.
  • Reviewed by Student on January 02, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i love my old teachers miss.barnes. and my other teacher mr.lundquist..and my friends here. but the only thing i dont like here is that i dont like the princable
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 09, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to Mission Park way back in the 80's. I don't know how it is today, but I absolutley loved that school. I miss it to this day. I have great memories.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 31, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I think it is a good school . I know i will enjoy the new play ground. Just some advice you guys that watch us at recess, you need to relax and not be as strict.
    thank you if you take my advice.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 17, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I put in for an intra district transfer for my child to attend this school because of it's numbers but, because my child has special needs this school was not able to provide the accurate recourses, concern or compassion. The principal told my child that this was not her home school. And told me that she was just a visitor here. My perception of our conversation was that it was easier for every one to throw their hands up in the air and not care because of her intra district transfer and the only reason they deal with other children with the same personality with out a intradistrict transfer was because they had to. She watched the clock on the wall and the watch on her arm and I felt like she really had no time to discuss my child with me. This school was not what I thought it was going to be. I thought they would be able to help my child with her social development because that too comes with along with education but, found it very discouraging to hit this brick wall and having them have my child with one foot out the door. How sad for an eight year old to feel so unaccepted from the beginning. My child will not be returning to this school. This is just one opinion but a painful one.

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