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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 pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Diego Springs Academy 280$9,28324$57,2790.22
Davila Day (0.34 miles) 27$90,55750.51
Chula Vista Middle (0.4 miles) 801$10,88824$83,2970.20
Feaster (Mae L.) Charter (0.43 miles) 1223$9,17420$79,9450.20
Mueller Charter (Robert L.) (0.71 miles) 1297$9,68323$97,2420.23
Chula Vista Learning Community Charter (1.3 miles) 1444$8,68723$75,7160.12

Diego Springs Academy

Number of pupils280
Funding per pupil$9,283
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$57,279
Diversity index0.22

Davila Day (0.34 miles)

Number of pupils27
Funding per pupil$90,557
Pupils per teacher5
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.51

Chula Vista Middle (0.4 miles)

Number of pupils801
Funding per pupil$10,888
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$83,297
Diversity index0.20

Feaster (Mae L.) Charter (0.43 miles)

Number of pupils1223
Funding per pupil$9,174
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$79,945
Diversity index0.20

Mueller Charter (Robert L.) (0.71 miles)

Number of pupils1297
Funding per pupil$9,683
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$97,242
Diversity index0.23

Chula Vista Learning Community Charter (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils1444
Funding per pupil$8,687
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$75,716
Diversity index0.12
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
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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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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