Birney Elementary School serves 765 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 765 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 40:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Math Proficiency: 36%
- Reading Proficiency: 38%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Birney Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Birney Elementary School's student population of 765 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Birney Elementary School is 0.45, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Birney Elementary School?
765 students attend Birney Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Birney Elementary School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Birney Elementary School?
Birney Elementary School has a student ration of 40:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Birney Elementary School offer ?
Birney Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Birney Elementary School part of?
Birney Elementary School is part of Fresno Unified School District.
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