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3697 La Mirada Dr.
San Marcos, CA 92069-2312
p. 760-290-2000

Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School
in San Marcos, CA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
San Marcos Unified
State Agency:
California Dept Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs50.4
Surrounding communityCity, Small Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near San Marcos, CA 92069-2312
Total Population52,658 (52,266 urban / 392 rural)
Households17,823 (2.94 people per house)
Median Household Income$45,647
Families12,695 (3.42 people per family)
Pop. — African American1,373
Pop. — Asian2,788
Pop. — Pacific Islander225
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native760
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)37,671
Pop. — Other12,280

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 602 65%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 134 14%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 736 79%  
Migrant Students 3%
Special Ed. Students     13%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A62%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A59%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A58%
White Non-HispanicN/A79%
All Students>86%71%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 841 76.16%
GED Recipients     1.82%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic21<2%7%
Asian / Pacific Islander30<3%11%
American Indian / Alaskan Native3N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic73<7%29%
Kindergarten 2 150 4 9 165
1st Grade 5 116 6 7 134
2nd Grade 4 157 3 1 17 182
3rd Grade 5 136 5 18 164
4th Grade 3 119 7 1 11 141
5th Grade 2 124 5 1 11 143
Total 21 802 30 3 73 929

San Marcos Unified – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides180.5>27%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors6.0<1%2%
Library / Media Specialist1.0<0%0%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)6.7>1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)9.4<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total16.1<2%3%
District Admins13.0>2%1%
Dist. Admin/Sppt51.0<8%8%
School Admins36.8>5%5%
School Admin/Sppt79.5>12%12%
Other Support275.0>41%35%
  FTEs % of District % of State

San Marcos Unified Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools$441,000<$25$253
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$24,238,000<$1,394$6,877
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $3,981
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $3,981
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$22,953,000<$1,320$7,553
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $264
 Sinking Fund$1,679,000<$96$480
 Bond Fund  $2,668
 Other Funds$81,849,000<$4,709$5,595
Total Revenues$149,752,000<$8,616$19,275
Total Expenses$147,781,000<$8,502$18,677

San Marcos Unified Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$40,637,000$17,170,011
Special Education Programs$6,892,000$3,033,621
Vocational Education Programs $524,619
Other Education Programs$1,101,000$1,194,895
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$55,023,000$17,226,000$21,336,270$6,654,574
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$3,961,000$1,344,000$2,169,206$687,167
 General Administration$759,000$202,000$260,896$98,585
 School Administration$5,957,000$1,941,000$2,584,234$844,441
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$4,333,000$1,859,000$2,123,456$875,825
 Student Transportation$2,164,000$1,061,000$666,715$290,211
 Business / Central / Other$2,502,000$950,000$1,308,844$537,875
Food Services$1,799,000$477,000$779,499$293,953

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for San Marcos Unified.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$5,900,000<$339$981
  General Administration$1,203,000<$69$389
  School Administration$8,058,000<$463$936
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$14,384,000<$827$1,181
  Student Transportation$4,002,000<$230$609
  Business / Central / Other$5,283,000<$303$1,000
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$4,605,000<$264$368
  Enterprise Operations  $455
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$2,130,000<$122$1,224
 Adult Education$95,000<$5$185
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$2,859,000<$164$200
 Instructional Equipment$104,000<$5$33
 Other Equipment$853,000<$49$98
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's  $5
Payments to Local Govt's  $52
Payments to Other School Systems$1,008,000<$57$3,221
Debt Interest$3,422,000<$196$280

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for San Marcos Unified.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$1,836,000<$105$387
  Children with Disabilities Idea$2,856,000<$164$807
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$446,000<$25$66
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$71,000<$4$44
  Title V, Part A$6,000 $13
  Vocational and Tech Education$81,000<$4$42
  Bilingual Education$463,000>$26$26
  Child Nutrition Act$2,688,000<$154$229
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $491
  Indian Education  $26
  Other  $752
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$59,064,000<$3,398$4,731
 Staff Improvement Programs$1,493,000<$85$111
 Special Education Programs$266,000<$15$2,042
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,306,000<$132$249
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs$139,000<$7$24
 Vocational Education Programs$11,000 $11
 School Lunch Programs$172,000<$9$22
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$673,000<$38$1,687
 Transportation Programs$599,000<$34$305
 Other Programs$16,395,000<$943$2,347
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$2,117,000<$121$150
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions  $12,136
 Property Taxes$31,875,000<$1,834$3,028
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes$4,938,000<$284$561
 From Other School Systems$6,883,000<$396$1,083
 From Cities and Counties$46,000<$2$72
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents  $19
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$543,000>$31$20
 School Lunch$2,265,000>$130$100
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts   
 Students Fees, Non-Specified  $3
 Other Sales and Services$9,000 $400
 Interest Earnings$3,681,000<$211$454

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