Bill L. Williams Elementary School

5601 Harris Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 989 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Bill L. Williams Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bill L. Williams Elementary School's student population of 989 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
989 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Bill L. Williams Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bill L. Williams Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4480 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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30%
33%
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43%
47%
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25-29%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
12%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bill L. Williams Elementary School's ranking?
Bill L. Williams Elementary School is ranked #4480 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Bill L. Williams Elementary School often compared to?
Bill L. Williams Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Donald E. Suburu, Panama Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Bill L. Williams Elementary School?
989 students attend Bill L. Williams Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Bill L. Williams Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bill L. Williams Elementary School?
Bill L. Williams Elementary School has a student ration of 27:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bill L. Williams Elementary School offer ?
Bill L. Williams Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Bill L. Williams Elementary School part of?
Bill L. Williams Elementary School is part of Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.
In what neighborhood is Bill L. Williams Elementary School located?
Bill L. Williams Elementary School is located in the The Seasons neighborhood of Bakersfield, CA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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