Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School

960 17th St.
Richmond, CA 94801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 15% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School is 0.15, which is less 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
11%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
15%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School?
432 students attend Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School?
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School offer ?
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School part of?
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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