Charles H. Castle Elementary School

6001 Edgemont Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Charles H. Castle Elementary School serves 843 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Charles H. Castle 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Charles H. Castle Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Charles H. Castle Elementary School's student population of 843 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Charles H. Castle Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Charles H. Castle Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#6475 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
14%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePanama-Buena Vista Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charles H. Castle Elementary School is Kern Workforce 2000 Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is O. J. Actis Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stine Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield O. J. Actis Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 673 students
    0.3 miles
    2400 W.holme Blvd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 833-1250
    0.3 7-8 673
  • Bakersfield Stine Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 655 students
    0.9 miles
    4300 Wilson Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 831-1022
    0.9 K-6 655
  • Bakersfield Kern Workforce 2000 Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    1.0 miles
    5801 Sundale Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 827-3158
    1 9-12 439
  • Bakersfield Fred L. Thompson Junior High School Math: 15% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 765 students
    1.1 miles
    4200 Planz Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 832-8011
    1.1 7-8 765
  • Bakersfield West High School Math: 14% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,012 students
    1.1 miles
    1200 New Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield, CA 93309
    (661) 832-2822
    1.1 9-12 2,012

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