Big Valley Elementary School

90 First St.
Bieber, CA 96009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Big Valley Elementary School serves 65 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Big Valley 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Big Valley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Big Valley Elementary School's student population of 65 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students65 students
This chart display total students of Big Valley Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Big Valley Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Big Valley Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Big Valley Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Big Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Big Valley Elementary School is 0.38, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7649 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Big Valley Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Big Valley 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Big Valley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
8%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Big Valley Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
77%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Valley Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.380.64
This chart display the diversity score of Big Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Big Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Valley Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Big Valley Elementary School is Big Valley Junior Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fall River Elementary Community Day (17.5 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Big Valley Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?