Alpha Elementary School

900 Stadium Rd.
Madera, CA 93637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Alpha Elementary School serves 777 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Alpha Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Alpha Elementary School's student population of 777 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Alpha Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alpha Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7729 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
5%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadera Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alpha Elementary School is Madera High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Madison Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madera James Madison Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 624 students
    0.6 miles
    109 Stadium Rd.
    Madera, CA 93637
    (559) 675-4630
    0.6 K-6 624
  • Madera Madera High School Math: 18% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,092 students
    0.8 miles
    200 S. L St.
    Madera, CA 93637
    (559) 675-4444
    0.8 9-12 2,092
  • Madera Pioneer Technical Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 163 students
    0.9 miles
    1025 S. Madera Ave.
    Madera, CA 93637
    (559) 664-1600
    0.9 9-12 163
  • Madera Madera South High School Math: 12% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,156 students
    1.0 miles
    755 W. Pecan Ave.
    Madera, CA 93637
    (559) 675-4450
    1 9-12 3,156
  • Madera Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 106 students
    1.1 miles
    955 W. Pecan Ave.
    Madera, CA 93637
    (559) 675-4482
    1.1 K-12 106

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