Birch Grove Primary

  • Birch Grove Primary serves 382 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • 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 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Birch Grove Primary's student population of 382 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birch Grove Primary's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birch Grove Primary is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#1654 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birch Grove Primary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birch Grove Primary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio32:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
39%
11%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
15%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birch Grove Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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