Altamont Elementary School

  • Altamont Elementary School serves 887 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Altamont Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Altamont Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Altamont Elementary School's student population of 887 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students887 students
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Altamont Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Altamont Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altamont Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1499 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Altamont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Altamont Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
Asian
47%
12%
Hispanic
18%
54%
Black
5%
5%
White
20%
23%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altamont Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLammersville Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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