Ben Hulse Elementary School

303 S. D St.
Imperial, CA 92251
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ben Hulse Elementary School serves 777 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ben Hulse 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ben Hulse Elementary School's student population of 777 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Ben Hulse Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ben Hulse Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2220 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
89%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
8%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ben Hulse Elementary School's ranking?
Ben Hulse Elementary School is ranked #2220 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Ben Hulse Elementary School?
777 students attend Ben Hulse Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Ben Hulse Elementary School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ben Hulse Elementary School?
Ben Hulse Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ben Hulse Elementary School offer ?
Ben Hulse Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ben Hulse Elementary School part of?
Ben Hulse Elementary School is part of Imperial Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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