Big Lagoon Elementary School

  • Big Lagoon Elementary School serves 18 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Big Lagoon Elementary School's student population of 18 students has declined by 55% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students18 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Lagoon Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Lagoon 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5987 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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American Indian
22%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
22%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
45%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Lagoon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Lagoon Union Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Academic programs are individualized to allow failing students to pass on an evaluation based on a sliding scale of standards and to keep all students at their highest "apparent" GPA. Students are HEAVILY prep''ed for the CA standard tests. Our child was a straight "A" student here, but when she left and entered high school we quickly discovered she was poorly prepared acedemically. Teacher supervision is dismissive of the chronicly problematic students. They will accept any students even ones that have been repeatedly suspended or expelled from other local schools. There is very limited arts, nearly no music program, and zero organized sports or even so much as a PE class.
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