Big Springs Elementary School

7405 Highway A-12
Montague, CA 96064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 162 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Big Springs Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Big Springs Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Big Springs Elementary School's student population of 162 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Big Springs Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Big Springs Elementary School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#2274 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Springs 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 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
19%
12%
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Hispanic
13%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
50%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Big Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
6%
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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 Big Springs Elementary School's ranking?
Big Springs Elementary School is ranked #2274 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Big Springs Elementary School often compared to?
Big Springs Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Golden Eagle Charter, Butteville Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Big Springs Elementary School?
162 students attend Big Springs Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Big Springs Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Asian, 15% of students are Two or more races, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Big Springs Elementary School?
Big Springs Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Big Springs Elementary School offer ?
Big Springs Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Big Springs Elementary School part of?
Big Springs Elementary School is part of Big Springs Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 162 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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