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Diego Springs Academy (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (661) 272-1225

310 Brd.Way

Chula Vista, California


About Diego Springs Academy
Kindergarten - 12th Grade
Charter school

Diego Springs Academy is one of 8 schools in the Borrego Springs Unified district of California.

Classified as a charter school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 280 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has increased while the pupil population has increased in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $57,279, which is lower than the California state average of $77,759.

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Diego Springs Academy

Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Davila Day27$90,5574.50.51
Chula Vista Middle801$10,88823.61$83,2970.2
Feaster (Mae L.) Charter1223$9,17420.46$79,9450.2
Mueller Charter (Robert L.)1297$9,68323.32$97,2420.23
Chula Vista Learning Community Charter1444$8,68723.26$75,7160.12

Davila Day

Number of pupils27
Funding per pupil$90,557
Pupil teacher ratio4.5
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.51

Chula Vista Middle

Number of pupils801
Funding per pupil$10,888
Pupil teacher ratio23.61
Average teacher salary$83,297
Diversity index0.2

Feaster (Mae L.) Charter

Number of pupils1223
Funding per pupil$9,174
Pupil teacher ratio20.46
Average teacher salary$79,945
Diversity index0.2

Mueller Charter (Robert L.)

Number of pupils1297
Funding per pupil$9,683
Pupil teacher ratio23.32
Average teacher salary$97,242
Diversity index0.23

Chula Vista Learning Community Charter

Number of pupils1444
Funding per pupil$8,687
Pupil teacher ratio23.26
Average teacher salary$75,716
Diversity index0.12
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Davila Day0.34 miles
Chula Vista Middle0.4 miles
Feaster (Mae L.) Charter0.43 miles
Mueller Charter (Robert L.)0.71 miles
Chula Vista Learning Community Charter1.3 miles
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Rankings within California
There are 10465 schools in California.
7710thlargest school
7968thhighest number of FTE teachers
6428thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
8361sthighest average teaching salary
2132ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2855thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
8307thhighest diversity index
3739thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races0
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander4
American Indian or Aslaskan Native2
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander2

Out of 280 students, with a diversity index of 0.22

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.