970 Sch Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Branch Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Branch Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Branch Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Branch Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Branch Elementary School is 0.42, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1919 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
74%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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