Battles (Washington) Elementary School

605 E. Battles Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Battles (Washington) Elementary School serves 884 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Battles (Washington) 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Battles (Washington) Elementary School's student population of 884 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Battles (Washington) 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 Battles (Washington) Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#7617 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Battles (Washington) 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Battles (Washington) 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Battles (Washington) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Battles (Washington) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Battles (Washington) Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Battles (Washington) Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Battles (Washington) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Maria-Bonita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Battles (Washington) Elementary School is Santa Maria High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Miller (Isaac) Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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