4660 Ottawa Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Emerson Elementary School serves 644 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Emerson 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 31% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 644 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
644 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Emerson 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 Emerson Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5903 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
71%
56%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
8%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Emerson Elementary School?

644 students attend Emerson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

71% of Emerson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School?

Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Emerson Elementary School offer ?

Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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