Orange County Special Education School

200 Kalmus Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92628 | (714) 966-4130
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 545
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 545 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 9050, Costa Mesa, CA 92628
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 545
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 70.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 7.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 341 (62.6%)
  • Females: 204 (37.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 25 (4.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 58 (10.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 83 (15.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Orange County Special Education School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Orange County Special Education School
  Number Percent
1st Grade112.0%
2nd Grade101.8%
3rd Grade71.3%
4th Grade40.7%
5th Grade71.3%
6th Grade132.4%
7th Grade183.3%
8th Grade183.3%
9th Grade254.6%
10th Grade244.4%
11th Grade224.0%
12th Grade315.7%
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 Emergency Credentials: 3.7%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 118.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 18.6
Average Age
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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