Branch Elementary School

  • Branch Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Branch Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Branch Elementary School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Branch Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Branch Elementary School is 0.41, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1931 out of 9584 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
74%
23%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Branch Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.410.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLucia Mar Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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