Fort Ross Elementary School

  • Fort Ross Elementary School serves 19 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fort Ross 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fort Ross Elementary School's student population of 19 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Ross 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 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Ross Elementary School is 0.49, 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)#2878 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Ross 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 Ratio10:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fort Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
42%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fort Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Ross Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
58%
23%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fort Ross Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Ross Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Ross 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
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Ross 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 NameFort Ross Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Fort Ross School offers small class size and excellent teachers who are committed to student success. The school is located in a beautiful redwood forest. Individual attention is availiable when a student has extra needs. There has been strong parent involvement and students average STAR testing scores are twice the state average.
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