Finley Elementary School

  • Finley Elementary School serves 383 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Finley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Finley Elementary School operates within the Westminster School District.

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School Overview

  • Finley Elementary School's student population of 383 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students383 students
Gender %Finley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Students by GradeFinley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Finley Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Finley Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:124:1
Asian
25%
11%
Hispanic
68%
54%
White
6%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsFinley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Finley Elementary School is Westminster School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westminster School District's student population of 9,396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,464 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,021 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameWestminster School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    17
    4
    Number of Students Managed9,3961,585
    Westminster School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    50%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$91 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$96 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,464$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,021$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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