631 Greenwood Ave.
Blue Lake, CA 95525
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Blue Lake Union Elementary School serves 179 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Blue Lake Union Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Blue Lake Union Elementary School's student population of 179 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Lake Union Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Blue Lake Union Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5452 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
5%
n/a
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
49%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
28%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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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?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Blue Lake Union Elementary School?

179 students attend Blue Lake Union Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

49% of Blue Lake Union Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Blue Lake Union Elementary School?

Blue Lake Union Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Blue Lake Union Elementary School offer ?

Blue Lake Union Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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