Clifford Elementary School

225 Clifford Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 658 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Clifford Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 53%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Clifford Elementary School's student population of 658 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
658 students
This chart display total students of Clifford Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Clifford Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Clifford Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Clifford Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of Clifford Elementary School is 0.61, 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)
(18-19)
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clifford Elementary School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clifford Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Clifford Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clifford Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Clifford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clifford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Clifford Elementary School often compared to?
Clifford Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Roy Cloud Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Clifford Elementary School?
658 students attend Clifford Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Clifford Elementary School students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Clifford Elementary School?
Clifford Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Clifford Elementary School offer ?
Clifford Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Clifford Elementary School part of?
Clifford Elementary School is part of Redwood City Elementary School District.

School Calendar

View the Clifford Elementary School yearly calendar below.

School Reviews

5   5/23/2022
I love this school because it has the best teachers in the world for me! Emily Aranda.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Emily Aranda

Review Clifford Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 53%
  • : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links