Helen Carr Castello Elementary School

  • Helen Carr Castello Elementary School serves 955 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Helen Carr Castello Elementary School's student population of 955 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students955 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Helen Carr Castello Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1813 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Helen Carr Castello Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Helen Carr Castello 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 Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
33%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Helen Carr Castello Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
54%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
23%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helen Carr Castello Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.770.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Helen Carr Castello Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Helen Carr Castello Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElk Grove Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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