Helen Carr Castello Elementary School

9850 Fire Poppy Dr.
Elk Grove, CA 95757
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School serves 786 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Helen Carr Castello Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Helen Carr Castello Elementary School's student population of 786 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is 0.74, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#520 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
42%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
17%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
51%
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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 is Helen Carr Castello Elementary School's ranking?
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is ranked #520 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Helen Carr Castello Elementary School often compared to?
Helen Carr Castello Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arlene Hein Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Helen Carr Castello Elementary School?
786 students attend Helen Carr Castello Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Helen Carr Castello Elementary School students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Helen Carr Castello Elementary School?
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Helen Carr Castello Elementary School offer ?
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Helen Carr Castello Elementary School part of?
Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is part of Elk Grove Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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