Harding Elementary School

7230 Fairmont Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 461 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Harding Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 53%
  • : 60%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Harding Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Harding Elementary School's student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Harding Elementary School is 0.76, 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)
(18-19)
53%
40%
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(18-19)
60%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
22%
12%
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Hispanic
23%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
34%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.76
This chart display the diversity score of Harding Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harding Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 schools are Harding Elementary School often compared to?
Harding Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairmont Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Harding Elementary School?
461 students attend Harding Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Harding Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Harding Elementary School?
Harding Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Harding Elementary School offer ?
Harding Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Harding Elementary School part of?
Harding Elementary School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 53%
  • : 60%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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