Birch Grove Primary

  • Birch Grove Primary serves 408 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 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Birch Grove Primary's student population of 408 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Birch Grove Primary's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birch Grove Primary is 0.69, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<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) (16-17)<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 Ratio31:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
39%
11%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Birch Grove Primary and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.690.64
This chart display the diversity score of Birch Grove Primary and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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