General Shafter Elementary School

  • General Shafter Elementary School serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • General Shafter Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

General Shafter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • General Shafter Elementary School's student population of 147 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • General Shafter Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of General Shafter Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Testing Rank#2326 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeneral Shafter Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 9-12 | 2,434 students
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