Bret Harte Elementary School

909 Glenn Ave
Modesto, CA 95358
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bret Harte Elementary School serves 956 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bret Harte 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 11% (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 14% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Bret Harte Elementary School's student population of 956 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Rankings

Bret Harte 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 Bret Harte Elementary School is 0.20, 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 Testing Rank
#9206 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
89%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameModesto City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bret Harte Elementary School is Stanislaus County Special Education (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evelyn Hanshaw Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aspire Summit Charter Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Modesto Evelyn Hanshaw Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 876 students
    0.2 miles
    1725 Las Vegas St.
    Modesto, CA 95358
    (209) 574-1794
    0.2 7-8 876
  • Oakland Aspire Summit Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 430 students
    0.9 miles
    2036 E. Hatch Rd.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (209) 538-8082
    0.9 K-5 430
  • Modesto Robertson Road Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 413 students
    1.0 miles
    1821 Robertson Rd.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 574-8402
    1 K-6 413
  • Modesto Shackelford Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 550 students
    1.0 miles
    100 Sch Ave.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 574-8422
    1 K-6 550
  • Modesto Fairview Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 772 students
    1.1 miles
    1937 W. Whitmore Ave.
    Modesto, CA 95358
    (209) 574-8102
    1.1 K-6 772

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