Modesto City Elementary School District

426 Locust St.
Modesto, CA 95351-2699
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Modesto City Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 13,855 students in Modesto City Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Modesto City Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
26 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
13,855 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
622 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Modesto City Elementary School District, which is ranked #1530 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#1511 out of 1941 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of Modesto City Elementary  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Modesto City Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Modesto City Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Modesto City Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
87%

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.63
# American Indian Students
41 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
580 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
4%
12%
# Hispanic Students
9,863 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
71%
56%
# Black Students
330 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
1,980 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
14%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
74 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
987 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,661
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,552
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,478
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,549
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,443
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,584
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,583
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,418
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,587
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (06-07)
$338 MM
$19 MM
This chart displays total revenue of Modesto City Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Spending (06-07)
$308 MM
$18 MM
This chart displays total spending of Modesto City Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Revenue / Student (06-07)
$20,259
$11,879
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Modesto City Elementary  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Spending / Student (06-07)
$18,453
$11,317
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Modesto City Elementary  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.

Best Modesto City Elementary School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2920 Midboro Pl.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-8152
Grades: K-6
| 358 students
Rank: #22.
Sonoma Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1325 Sonoma Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-8432
Grades: K-6
| 448 students
Rank: #33.
Enslen Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
515 Coldwell Ave.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-1982
Grades: K-6
| 340 students
Rank: #44.
John Fremont Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 W. Orangeburg Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-8122
Grades: K-6
| 603 students
Rank: #55.
El Vista Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 El Vista Ave.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-1972
Grades: K-6
| 397 students
Rank: #66.
Roosevelt Junior High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1330 College Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1930
Grades: 7-8
| 793 students
Rank: #77.
Alberta Martone Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1413 Poust Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 574-8172
Grades: K-6
| 655 students
Rank: #88.
Catherine Everett Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Mount Vernon Dr.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1992
Grades: K-6
| 368 students
Rank: #99.
John Muir Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1215 Lucerne Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-8182
Grades: K-6
| 481 students
Rank: #1010.
La Loma Junior High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Encina Ave.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-1906
Grades: 7-8
| 665 students
Rank: #1111.
Rose Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1120 Rose Ave.
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 574-8412
Grades: K-6
| 500 students
Rank: #1212.
Robertson Road Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1821 Robertson Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8402
Grades: K-6
| 336 students
Rank: #1313.
Elihu Beard Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
915 Bowen Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-1942
Grades: K-6
| 447 students
Rank: #1414.
Harriette Kirschen Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Kirschen Dr.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 576-4611
Grades: K-6
| 505 students
Rank: #1515.
William Garrison Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1811 Teresa St.
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 574-8132
Grades: K-6
| 317 students
Rank: #1616.
Franklin Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
120 S. Emerald Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8112
Grades: K-6
| 759 students
Rank: #1717.
Evelyn Hanshaw Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1725 Las Vegas St.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 574-1794
Grades: 7-8
| 746 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1937 W. Whitmore Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 574-8102
Grades: K-6
| 716 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Wilson Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Wilson Ave.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-8452
Grades: K-6
| 238 students
Rank: #2020.
James Marshall Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Sutter Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8162
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: #2121.
Bret Harte Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
909 Glenn Ave.
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 574-1952
Grades: K-6
| 834 students
Rank: #2222.
Burbank Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1135 Paradise Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-1962
Grades: K-6
| 572 students
Rank: #2323.
Tuolumne Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
707 Herndon Rd.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8442
Grades: K-7
| 565 students
Rank: #2424.
Shackelford Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Sch Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-8422
Grades: K-6
| 436 students
Rank: #2525.
Mark Twain Junior High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
707 Emerald Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(209) 574-1918
Grades: 7-8
| 738 students
Rank: #2626.
Orville Wright Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1602 Monterey St.
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 574-8462
Grades: K-6
| 355 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Modesto City Elementary School District?
Modesto City Elementary School District manages 26 public schools serving 13,855 students.
What is the rank of Modesto City Elementary School District?
Modesto City Elementary School District is ranked #1530 out of 1,939 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Modesto City Elementary School District?
71% of Modesto City Elementary School District students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Modesto City Elementary School District?
Modesto City Elementary School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 13,855 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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