Beresford Elementary School serves 259 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Beresford 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 25-29% (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 40-44% (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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 259 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 76%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Beresford Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Beresford Elementary School's student population of 259 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Beresford 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 Beresford Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2128 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Beresford Elementary School's ranking?
Beresford Elementary School is ranked #2128 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?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Beresford Elementary School?
259 students attend Beresford Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Beresford Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 12% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beresford Elementary School?
Beresford Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Beresford Elementary School offer ?
Beresford Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Beresford Elementary School part of?
Beresford Elementary School is part of San Mateo-Foster City School District.
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