Arcata Elementary School

2400 Baldwin St.
Arcata, CA 95521
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Arcata Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Arcata Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Arcata Elementary School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Arcata Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Arcata Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#3034 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
57%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
15%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArcata Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arcata Elementary School is Arcata High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coastal Grove Charter (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trillium Charter (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arcata Arcata High School Math: 43% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 889 students
    0.5 miles
    1720 M St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-2400
    0.5 9-12 889
  • Arcata Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 57 students
    0.5 miles
    1720 M St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-2443
    0.5 9-12 57
  • Arcata Six Rivers Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 98 students
    0.5 miles
    1720 M St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-2428
    0.5 9-12 98
  • Arcata Trillium Charter Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 45 students
    0.5 miles
    1464 Spear Ave.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 822-4721
    0.5 K-5 45
  • Arcata Coastal Grove Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 231 students
    0.6 miles
    1897 S St.
    Arcata, CA 95521
    (707) 825-8804
    0.6 K-8 231

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