Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School

  • Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School serves 877 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School's student population of 877 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students877 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School is 0.57, 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 School Rank (16-17)#4203 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. Juliet Thorner 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dr. Juliet Thorner 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
5%
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White
29%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.64
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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