Damron (charles ) Elementary School (Closed 2005)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-6|
|Total Students||426 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||21 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
|Definition of Terms 2004-2005 School Year Data||This School||State Level (CA)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1||24:1|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School District Name||Cypress Elementary School District|
|Number of Schools|
|Number of Students Managed||3,938||1,585|
|District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)|
|District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)|
|District Total Revenue||$34 MM||$18 MM|
|District Spending||$43 MM||$18 MM|
|District Revenue / Student||$8,811||$11,049|
|District Spending / Student||$11,162||$11,340|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
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