Emma C. Smith Elementary School

391 Ontario Dr.
Livermore, CA 94550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Emma C. Smith Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Emma C. Smith Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emma C. Smith Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Emma C. Smith Elementary School's student population of 654 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Emma C. Smith Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Emma C. Smith Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#308 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
25%
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
42%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emma C. Smith Elementary School's ranking?
Emma C. Smith Elementary School is ranked #308 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Emma C. Smith Elementary School often compared to?
Emma C. Smith Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Joe Michell by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Emma C. Smith Elementary School?
654 students attend Emma C. Smith Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Emma C. Smith Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Asian, 23% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emma C. Smith Elementary School?
Emma C. Smith Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Emma C. Smith Elementary School offer ?
Emma C. Smith Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Emma C. Smith Elementary School part of?
Emma C. Smith Elementary School is part of Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District.

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Date
Spring Break - No School April 1 - April 5, 2023
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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