1124 El Dorado St.
Crescent City, CA 95531
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Bess Maxwell Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bess Maxwell 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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Bess Maxwell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Bess Maxwell Elementary School's student population of 266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Bess Maxwell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bess Maxwell Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6906 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
23:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
48%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 20%)

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