Hennessy Elementary School (Closed 2013)
Hennessy Elementary School served 394 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-54% (which was lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 45-49% (which was lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 was lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(11-12)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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