Alturas Elementary School

  • Alturas Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alturas 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alturas Elementary School's student population of 405 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alturas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Alturas Elementary School is 0.46, 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#8111 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
15%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameModoc Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alturas Modoc Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 189 students
    0.3 miles
    906 W. Fourth St.
    Alturas, CA 96101
    (530) 233-7201
    0.3 6-8 189
  • Alturas Modoc High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 252 students
    0.6 miles
    900 N. Main St.
    Alturas, CA 96101
    (530) 233-7201
    0.6 9-12 252
  • Alturas New Day Academy - Shasta Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 459 students
    0.6 miles
    30611 Whitmore Rd.
    Alturas, CA 96101
    (530) 233-3861
    0.6 K-12 459
  • Alturas High Desert Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 6-10 | 6 students
    0.7 miles
    802 N. E. St.
    Alturas, CA 96101
    (530) 233-7201
    0.7 6-10 6
  • Alturas Warner High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
    0.7 miles
    802 N. E. St.
    Alturas, CA 96101
    (530) 233-7201
    0.7 9-12 4

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