J. E. Hester Elementary School

477 E. Ash St.
Farmersville, CA 93223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
J. E. Hester Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Kindergarten-1. 
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

J. E. Hester Elementary School's student population of 355 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-1
Total Students
355 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of J. E. Hester Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of J. E. Hester Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in J. E. Hester Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
n/a
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. E. Hester Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.08
This chart displays the diversity score of J. E. Hester 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
76%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J. E. Hester 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
1%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J. E. Hester Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend J. E. Hester Elementary School?
355 students attend J. E. Hester Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of J. E. Hester Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J. E. Hester Elementary School?
J. E. Hester Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does J. E. Hester Elementary School offer ?
J. E. Hester Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-1
What school district is J. E. Hester Elementary School part of?
J. E. Hester Elementary School is part of Farmersville Unified School District.

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Date
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
August 08, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 355 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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