Biola-pershing Elementary School
Biola-pershing Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Category Attribute
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
Biola-pershing Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-6|
|Total Students||235 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Biola-pershing 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 Biola-pershing Elementary School is 0.20, 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 Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#5655 out of 9602 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||26:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Central Unified School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Biola-pershing Elementary School is Pershing Continuation High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Eastin Arcola (4.2 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Fresno Pershing Continuation High School Grades: 9-12 | 117 students
855 W. Nielsen
Fresno, CA 93706
(559) 268-2272 3.8 9-12 117
- Madera Eastin Arcola Grades: K-8 | 253 students
29551 Ave. 8
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 674-8841 4.2 K-8 253
- Kerman Sun Empire Elementary School Grades: K-6 | 594 students
2649 N. Modoc Ave.
Kerman, CA 93630
(559) 843-9200 4.5 K-6 594
- Kerman Goldenrod Elementary School Grades: K-6 | 845 students
445 S. Goldenrod Ave.
Kerman, CA 93630
(559) 843-9500 5.5 K-6 845
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