Corte Madera

  • Corte Madera serves 361 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Corte Madera's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Corte Madera's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Corte Madera is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#189 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
68%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Corte Madera.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.510.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortola Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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