820 Harrier Dr.
Suisun City, CA 94585
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dan O. Root Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Dan O. Root 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dan O. Root Elementary School's student population of 697 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Dan O. Root Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dan O. Root Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5857 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
54%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
21%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 5%)

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